Websites are constantly evolving, and government sites are no exception -- especially as consitutients increasingly browse them using smartphones and tablets. At this year's Best of the Web event, held at San Francisco's Stanford Court Renaissance hotel, we asked the top winners how they see public-sector websites changing in 2013.

Also at the event, we asked winners what features are absolutely essential for any government website — check out their answers

The awards are presented by the Center for Digital Government and Center for Digital Education, the research division of eRepublic, Government Technology’s parent company. 

 

Sarah Rich, Staff Writer
Sarah Rich  |  Staff Writer

In 2008, Sarah Rich graduated from California State University, Chico, where she majored in news-editorial journalism and minored in sociology. Since 2010, Sarah has written for Government Technology magazine and covers a spectrum of public-sector IT topics, including cloud computing, transparency, broadband, and other innovative projects and trends. She currently lives in Sacramento, Calif.