NASCIO Selects Finalists for Achievement in State IT

From disaster recovery to portfolio management.

by / August 12, 2009

New York State's Enhanced Drivers License is a finalist in the Data, Information and Knowledge Management category.

The National Association of State Chief Information Officers (NASCIO) selected 30 state IT initiatives in 10 categories as finalists for the 2009 Recognition Awards for Outstanding Achievement in the Field of Information Technology in State Government. Finalists were selected from 117 submissions by 31 states and submissions are on the NASCIO Web site.

Winners will be announced at NASCIO's Annual Conference on October 26 in Austin, Texas. The following is a list of award finalists organized by category:

Business Continuity & Disaster Recovery

State of Illinois - Illinois National Electronic Disease Surveillance System (I-NEDSS)
State of Tennessee - Enterprise Storage, Backup/Recovery, and Tape Virtualization
State of Utah - Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Across Government Boundaries

Cross Boundary Collaboration & Partnerships

State of Michigan - Government, Business and Academia collaboration to increase supply of graduating technology professionals, and promote economic growth
Commonwealth of Virginia - University IT Internship Partnership
State of Washington -  Enhanced Driver License/Identification Card Project

Data, Information and Knowledge Management

State of New York - NYS Enhanced Drivers License - A Smart Way to Travel
State of Texas - Revenue and Sales Reporting (RASR) Business Intelligence Platform
Commonwealth of Virginia - Virginia Performs: Virginia's Performance Leadership and Accountability System

Digital Government: G to B

State of Michigan -  Certificate of Need (CON) e-Serv
State of Nebraska - Court Document E-filing
State of Utah - On the Spot Renewal System and Highway Patrol Safety Inspections

Digital Government: G to C

State of Minnesota - Minnesota Unemployment Insurance Technology Initiative Project
State of North Carolina - Integrated Voice Recognition System for Unemployment Insurance Initial and Continued Claims
Commonwealth of Virginia - Portal Widgets

Digital Government: G to G

State of California - DCSS -

California Child Support Automated System
State of Michigan - Michigan Standard Desktop Environment
State of North Carolina - Probation Officer's Dashboard

Enterprise IT Management Initiatives

Commonwealth of Pennsylvania - IT Shared Services
State of Texas - Business Process Improvements Project at the Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts
State of West Virginia - West Virginia IT Consolidation Program

ICT Innovations

State of North Carolina - Wearable Inspection Grading Information Network System
State of South Dakota - Research, Education & Economic Development Network
State of Washington - Statewide Electronic Collision & Ticket Online Records (SECTOR)

Information Security & Privacy

State of Maine - CERTS
State of Michigan - Secure Wireless LAN
Commonwealth of Pennsylvania - Commonwealth Application Certification & Accreditation (CA)2

IT Project & Portfolio Management

State of California - How to transform from a Project Management Office to a Performance Management Office on a shoestring budget
State of Oklahoma - Information Technology and Telecommunications Application
Commonwealth of Virginia - Virginia Technology Portfolio 2.0