Pioneering programs awarded
- By Jill Rosen
- May 30, 2000
Five state and local technology programs as well as a host of federal projects
will be honored in July at the E-Gov 2000 show.
E-Gov, sponsored by Andersen Consulting, awarded 20 government agencies
Pioneer Awards for best practice e-government programs.
The winning programs include applications ranging from online motor
vehicle renewals to electronic procurement engines to improved infrastructure
for tax processing. The programs are being recognized for increasing productivity,
saving limited resources and improving the quality, timeliness and accuracy
of citizen services.
This is the awards program's second year.
Judges included representatives from the General Services Administration,
the National Partnership for Reinventing Government and the U.S. Department
of Commerce, as well as industry representatives.
The following state and local agencies won awards:
The following federal agencies won:
* The Agriculture Department's Office of Community Development, for
the Rural Development Data Mining System
* The Treasury Department's Bureau of the Public Debt, for TreasuryDirect Electronic Services
* Census Bureau, for the Local Update of Census Address/New Construction Program
* Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Health Affairs, for
the Defense Medical Logistics Standard Support Program
* Defense Logistics Agency's Document Automation and Production Service,
for the Procurement Gateway
* U.S. Department of Education's Office of Student Financial Assistance,
for FAFSA on the Web
* Department of Housing and Urban Development's Real Estate Assessment
Center, for the Financial Assessment System
* Department of Housing and Urban Development, for the PIH Information Center
* Joint Electronic Commerce Program Office
* Navy Office of the Assistant Secretary, for the LIFELines Quality of Life initiative
* Pacific eHealth Innovation Center, for the Pacific Medical Network
* Social Security Administration, for Access America for Seniors
* Department of Veterans Affairs' Veterans Health Administration, for
the Government Computer-Based Patient Record
* Internal Revenue Service and Financial Management Service, for the
Electronic Federal Tax Payment System
* U.S. Mint
For more information about E-Gov 2000, visit www.e-gov.com.