The Center for Digital Government announced winners of its Best of the Web (BOW) and Digital Government Achievement Awards (DGAA), honoring city, county, and state innovative and citizen-centric websites and applications from all levels of government.
September 1, 2016 - The Center for Digital Government announces the winners of the 2016 Best of the Web (BOW) and Digital Government Achievement Awards (DGAA).
Now in its 20th anniversary year, the annual Best of the Web (BOW) awards recognize city, county and state governments for their work to engage citizens online while also providing them with cutting-edge Web services.
The Digital Government Achievement Awards (DGAA) highlight outstanding agency and department websites and applications. Awards were presented in seven categories this year.
“Government websites have changed a lot over the past 20 years and so have citizen expectations,” said Todd Sander, executive director of the Center for Digital Government. “This year’s winners are well positioned to take up the challenge of a new era and lead the impending transformation toward more integrated, anticipatory and personalized electronic services.”
1st Place: State of Maryland
2nd Place: State of Utah
3rd Place: State of Mississippi
4th Place: State of Texas
5th Place: State of Indiana
5th Place: State of Nebraska
1st Place: Baltimore County, Md.
2nd Place: Stanislaus County, Calif.
3rd Place: Anne Arundel County, Md.
4th Place: Oakland County, MIch.
5th Place: City and County of San Francisco, Calif.
1st Place: City and County of Denver, Colo.
2nd Place: City of San Diego, Calif.
3rd Place: City of Hayward, Calif.
4th Place: City of Tampa, Fla.
5th Place: City of Louisville, Ky.
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The Digital Government Achievement Awards (DGAA), which are presented along with the Best of the Web Awards, highlight outstanding agency and department websites and apps. More than 30 DGAA awards were presented in seven categories this year and included Tamarac, Fla.’s Gift Card Program, which raises awareness and funds for city services, as well as the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency Aero App, which provides safety-of-flight data and tools to U.S. military pilots, crews and mission planners.
The Center thanks Accela, ATT, Deloitte, Dell EMC, NIC, Nutanix, SHI, Symantec, Verint, Veritas, and Verizon, underwriters of the 2016 contest and awards program.
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