NASCIO Recognizes Top State IT Projects, Elects President

Categories include business continuity, portals, information security and cross-boundary collaboration.

by / October 27, 2009

The National Association of State Chief Information Officers acknowledged the recipients of its 2009 Recognition Awards for Outstanding Achievement in the Field of Information Technology in State Government and at a dinner and award presentation at the group's annual conference in Austin, Texas, yesterday.

The following is a list of award recipients by category:

Business Continuity & Disaster Recovery

State of Illinois - Illinois National Electronic Disease Surveillance System (I-NEDSS)

Cross Boundary Collaboration & Partnerships

State of Washington - Enhanced Driver License/Identification Card Project

Data, Information & Knowledge Management

Commonwealth of Virginia - Virginia Performs: Virginia's Performance Leadership and Accountability System

Digital Government: G to B

State of Utah - On the Spot Renewal System and Highway Patrol Safety Inspections

Digital Government: G to C

Commonwealth of Virginia - Virginia.gov Portal Widgets

Digital Government: G to G

State of Michigan - Michigan Standard Desktop Environment

Enterprise IT Management Initiatives

Commonwealth of Pennsylvania - IT Shared Services

ICT Innovations

State of North Carolina - Wearable Inspection Grading Information Network System

Information Security & Privacy

State of Michigan - Secure Wireless LAN

IT Project & Portfolio Management

Commonwealth of Virginia - Virginia Technology Portfolio 2.0

New President

NASCIO also announced the election of a new president. Utah CIO Stephen Fletcher succeeded Gopal Khanna, CIO of Minnesota, as president for the 2009-2010 program year.