Digital States

The Digital States Survey, conducted biennially in even years, is a comprehensive study that examines best practices, policies and progress made by state governments in their use of digital technologies to better serve their citizens and streamline operations. The survey is conducted approximately April - June (2010, 2012, etc.) The awards are presented during the National Association of State CIOs (NASCIO) annual conference in September. (For the website competition itself, please see the Best of the Web Awards Program.)

Digital States Survey 2012

Overall, eight states received A grades, doubling the number from 2010 with Michigan and Utah receiving an A and California, Minnesota, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Tennessee and West Virginia receiving an A-.

Digital States Survey 2010

In its comprehensive 2010 Digital States Survey, e.Republic’s Center for Digital Government evaluated the digital technology practices of all 50 states. Grades were given based on quantifiable results in better serving citizens and streamlining operations.

Digital States Survey 2008

The top 25 most tech-savvy states in the nation have been announced as a result of the Center's 2008 Digital States Survey, a comprehensive biannual review of digital solutions and best practices among state governments.

Digital States Survey 2006

The Digital States Survey, conducted by the Center, is a comprehensive study that examines best practices, policies and progress made by state governments in their use of digital technologies to better serve their citizens and streamline operations.

Digital States Survey 2004

Sponsored by Hewlett Packard, Intuit, Microsoft, and Symantec, the 2004 survey examined over 60 measurements in four broad areas - service delivery, architecture and infrastructure, collaboration, and leadership.

Digital States Survey 2003

The annual survey, presented in eight categories throughout the year, has been the survey of merit with governors and has consistently garnered participation by nearly 100 percent of the nation's states.

Digital States Survey 2002

Conducted by the Center for Digital Government, in conjunction with Government Technology magazine and The Progress & Freedom Foundation, the 2002 study examined 8 distinct sectors of e-government.

Digital States Survey 2001

The 2001 Digital State Survey focused on eight areas of digital technologies: Law Enforcement and the Courts, Social Services, Electronic Commerce/Business Regulation, Taxation/Revenue, Digital Democracy, Management/Administration, Education, and GIS/Transportation.

Digital States Survey 2000

This yearlong, four-part study, sponsored by Compaq Computer Corporation, explored eight areas of technology application in the 50 states: electronic commerce, taxation/revenue, social services, law enforcement and the courts, digital democracy, management/administration, higher education and K-12 education.