URISA's Exemplary Systems in Government (ESIG) Awards recognize exceptional achievements in the application of information technology that have improved the delivery and quality of government services. URISA today announced the winners of this year's ESIG Awards.

Enterprise Systems Category

Systems in this category are outstanding and working examples of using information systems technology in a multi-department environment as part of an integrated process. These systems exemplify effective use of technology yielding widespread improvements in the process(es) and/or service(s) involved and/or cost savings to the organization. This year, thirteen submissions were received for consideration within the Enterprise Systems category.

2008 ESIG Winner: Geospatial Incident Management System -- Horry County, South Carolina

This system is exemplary for its multi-jurisdictional scope, spanning both the county and its constituent cities, and for the strong governance, infrastructure and commitment to spatially enabled systems that were put in place. By bringing the municipalities in, and by designing the system to use regional and national applications as well, this system is ahead of its time.

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