The Governor's Technology Awards recognize great achievements in public-sector information technology.
Virginia honored achievements in public-sector IT on Sept. 7 at the annual Governor's Technology Awards. As part of the Commonweath of Virginia Innovative Technology Symposium (COVITS), Lieutenant Gov. Bill Bolling presented awards to winners in 10 categories based on the decisions “by a distinguished panel of government information technology experts,” a press release stated.
The annual competition, now in its 16th year, received a record number of entries for consideration from local, state and federal government.
Editor's Note: COVITS is hosted by e.Republic, the parent company of Government Technology magazine.
The winners, by category:
Cross-boundary Collaboration on IT Initiatives:
IT as Efficiency Driver—Government to Citizen
IT as Efficiency Driver—Government to Business
IT as Efficiency Driver—Government to Government
Innovative Use of Technology in Economic Development
Innovative Use of Technology in Local Government
Innovative Use of Technology in Education
Innovative Commercialization of Technology Research
Innovative Application of Modeling and Simulation Techniques
Cross Boundary Collaboration on Modeling and Simulation Initiatives