e.Republic’s Center for Digital Government honored top technology leaders and teams from state agencies and local governments as recipients of its esteemed Best of New York awards. The annual awards recognize contributions, best practices, and works of distinction in information technology.
New York State IT Leaders and Agencies Honored
Sept. 20, 2011 – e.Republic’s Center for Digital Government honored top technology leaders and teams from state agencies and local governments as recipients of its esteemed Best of New York awards. The annual awards recognize contributions, best practices, and works of distinction in information technology.
“Innovative ideas are only part of the picture in improving government processes,” said Center Executive Vice President Cathilea Robinett. “The real story lies with the determined individuals who drive initiatives with clear leadership and the agency employees who work tirelessly to provide constituents with services that improve their lives. The Center is proud to honor the New York agencies that are leading by example and demonstrating how technology – combined with a passion for progress – can dramatically improve government processes at a lower cost. Congratulations to the winners!”
Demonstrated Leadership in Management of Information Technology
David Gardam, Chief Information Officer, Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services
Demonstrated Excellence in Project Management
Steven Harte, Associate Commissioner, Wireless Technologies, New York City Department of Information Technology & Telecommunications
Best Application Serving an Agency’s Business Needs
Best Application Serving the Public
Best IT Collaboration Among Organizations
Best In-House Developed Application
CIO/OFT Reverse Auction System (RAS), NYS Chief Information Officer/Office for Technology
Most Innovative Use of Technology
Green IT Award
Greening DMV, NYS Department of Motor Vehicles
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