September 3, 2015 - e.Republic's Center for Digital Government announces the winners of the 2015 Best of the Web (BOW) and Digital Government Achievement Awards (DGAA).
In its 20th year, the annual Best of the Web (BOW) awards recognize city, county and state governments for outstanding portals and websites based on innovation, functionality, productivity and performance. This year’s first-place BOW winners are the City of Independence, Missouri; Sacramento County, California; and the State of Arkansas in the state category, a first-place winner also in 2011.
The Digital Government Achievement Awards (DGAA) highlight outstanding agency and department websites and applications. Awards were presented in eight categories this year.
“These winners are recognized for responsive and mobile-first design, open government, open data, improved transparency and integration with social media,” said Todd Sander, executive director of the Center for Digital Government. “Congratulations to the awardees for their impressive work to make government more accessible and responsive to citizens.”
2015 BEST OF THE WEB AWARDS
State Portal Category:
1st Place: State of Arkansas
2nd Place: State of Utah
3rd Place: State of Indiana
4th Place: State of Mississippi
5th Place: State of Texas
County Portal Category:
1st Place: Sacramento County, Calif.
2nd Place: Baltimore County, Md.
3rd Place: Los Angeles County, Calif.
4th Place: Bexar County, Texas
5th Place: County of San Diego, Calif.
City Portal Category:
1st Place: City of Independence, Mo.
2nd Place: City of Louisville, Ky.
3rd Place: City of Fort Lauderdale, Fla.
4th Place: City of Boulder, Colo.
5th Place: City of Sacramento, Calif.
For the story on the winners, click here.
2015 DIGITAL GOVERNMENT ACHIEVEMENT AWARD WINNERS
Government-to-citizen Local government category
Government-to-citizen State government category
Indiana Unified Carrier Registration System
California Highway Patrol - Sharing a Statewide Computer Aided Dispatch System
Government internal category
Driving Digital Government Local government category
Driving Digital Government State government category
Arkansas Vehicle Registration Renewal iPad Kiosks Dramatically Reduce DMV Wait Time https://www.ark.org/arstar/index.php
Driving Digital Government Federal government category
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