Digital Government’s Finest Showcased by the Center for Digital Government
SACRAMENTO, CA ( Sept. 1, 2011) e.Republic’s Center for Digital Government has announced the 2011 winners of its annual Best of the Web and Digital Government Achievement Awards.
In its 16th year, Best of the Web (BOW) recognizes outstanding government portals and websites based on innovation, functionality and efficiency. BOW first place winners are Arkansas (state), Seattle, (city) and Stearns County, Minn. (county).
The Digital Government Achievement Awards (DGAA) highlight outstanding agency and department websites and applications. Forty-three awards in six categories were given this year.
“The goal of every government website is to provide online services and information to constituents,” said Cathilea Robinett, executive director of the Center for Digital Government. “However, this year’s winners have taken the power of the Web to the next level – combining clear communication, design aesthetic and easy navigation. Their foresight and leadership is creating unforeseen opportunities in government-to-citizen interaction and positioning the portal as a critical piece of public service delivery. The Center thanks them for their continuing innovation and congratulates them on their achievements!”
2011 BEST OF THE WEB AWARDS
State Portal Category:
1st Place: Arkansas
2nd Place: Utah
3rd Place: Indiana
4th Place: Rhode Island
5th Place: Texas
City Portal Category:
1st Place: City of Seattle, Wash.
2nd Place: Louisville Metro Government, Ky.
3rd Place: City of Arvada, Colo.
4th Place: City of Riverside, Calif.
5th Place: City of Danville, Va.
County Portal Category:
1st Place: Stearns County, Minn.
2nd Place: Oakland County, Mich.
3rd Place: Miami-Dade County, Fla.
4th Place: Pinellas County, Fla.
5th Place: Roanoke County, Va.
2011 DIGITAL GOVERNMENT ACHIEVEMENT AWARD WINNERS
The Automated Collection Enhancement System (ACES), California (secure tax system site)
Government-to-citizen City government category
Government-to-citizen County government category
Government-to-citizen State and Federal government category
California Courts Protective Order Registry
Clark County, NV Integrated Justice Information System (CC-IJIS)
Common Integrated Justice System (CIJS), Texas Conference of Urban Counties
GeoSpace - SOA Enabled Geospatial Infrastructure for Whole of Singapore Government (Intranet site)
Government internal category
Centralized Transcription Services, California
HCDA Mobile Criminal History, Harris County, TX (secure site)
Employee Intranet Inside.Arvada.org, Arvada, CO (Intranet site)
The Center for Digital Government is a national research and advisory institute on information technology policies and best practices in state and local government. The Center is a division of e.Republic, a national publishing, event and research company focused on smart media for public sector innovation. http://www.erepublic.com.
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