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Call for Entries Digital Cities Survey 2020

The Center for Digital Government (CDG) invites U.S. cities to participate in the 20th annual Digital Cities Survey.

by Janet Grenslitt / June 8, 2020

The 2020 Digital Cities Survey is now open for submissions!

CLICK HERE for the online survey at

CLICK HERE FAQs for the Frequently-Asked Questions (FAQs), a copy of the survey Word doc, and webinar links at

The extended submission deadline is Friday, August 14, 2020.

The survey is open to all U.S. cities. Awards are based on five population classifications. Top-ranked cities will receive the Digital Cities Survey award.

NEW: The survey includes questions about the COVID-19 response - to capture how local governments used technology to respond to the pandemic crisis.

Characteristics that comprise 2020 Digital Cities and on which the survey structure is based:

  1. Aligned Leadership
  2. Citizen Centric
  3. Cybersecurity
  4. Data Governance/Transparency
  5. Data Driven Government
  6. IT Investment
  7. Sustainability
  8. Resilience
  9. Staff/Supported
  10. Continuous Innovation
  11. Connected Infrastructure
  12. Business Process Alignment

All U.S. cities are invited to participate including all incorporated towns and villages. Consolidated city/county governments may select one survey in which to participate annually, either the Digital Cities Survey or the Digital Counties Survey conducted in the spring.

The Center thanks Akamai, Amazon Web Services, EasyVote Solutions, Google Cloud, Laserfiche, Oracle, SHI, Spectrum Enterprise, TeamDynamix, and Tyler Technologies for underwriting the 2020 Digital Cities Survey Program.

For questions, please contact: Janet Grenslitt, Director of Surveys and Awards, at

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