Top Government Websites and Digital Achievements Honored by the Center for Digital Government 2012
SACRAMENTO, CA (August 23, 2012) e.Republic’s Center for Digital Government has announced the 2012 winners of its annual Best of the Web and Digital Government Achievement Awards.
In its 17th year, Best of the Web (BOW) recognizes outstanding government portals and websites based on innovation, functionality and efficiency. The BOW first place winners are Alabama (state), Louisville (city), and Orange County, Fla. (county).
The Digital Government Achievement Awards (DGAA) highlight outstanding agency and department websites and applications. Fifty-six awards in eight categories were given this year.
“Digital technology has fundamentally changed the way people interact with their government and we are seeing it demonstrated through everything from full service portals to special purpose mobile apps,” said Todd Sander, executive director of the Center for Digital Government. “We’re excited about the opportunities governments are creating to make new things possible and to do the old things faster and more efficiently. The Center thanks them for their continuing innovation and congratulates them on their achievements!”
2012 BEST OF THE WEB AWARDS
State Portal Category:
1st Place: Alabama
2nd Place: California
3rd Place: Utah
4th Place: Rhode Island
5th Place: Mississippi
Special Innovation Award: Georgia
County Portal Category:
1st Place: Orange County, Fla.
2nd Place: Pinellas County, Fla.
3rd Place: Alameda County, Calif.
4th Place: Miami-Dade County, Fla.
5th Place: Chesterfield County, Va.
City Portal Category:
1st Place: City of Louisville, Ky.
2nd Place: City of Arvada, Colo.
3rd Place: City of Raleigh, N.C.
4th Place: City of Riverside, Calif.
5th Place: City of Austin, Texas
2012 DIGITAL GOVERNMENT ACHIEVEMENT AWARD WINNERS
Driving Digital Government Local government category winners:
Change by Us Philly, Mayor's Office, City of Philadelphia
Driving Digital Government State government category winners:
Driving Digital Government Federal government category winners:
Government-to-business category winners:
Government-to-citizen Local government category winners:
Government-to-citizen State government category winners:
Idaho OTG (On-The-Go) Mobile Payments
Government-to-government category winners:
California Routing on Empirical Data (RED) Project
Data Systems to Support an Integrated Human Services Model Across Allegheny County, Penn.
Government internal category winners:
California Data Center Retrofitting and Modernization Project (RaMP)
Data Mining Solution for Welfare Fraud Detection, County of Los Angeles, Calif.
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.
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