NASCIO salutes innovative state IT projects
Michigan, District of Columbia win multiple awards
The National Association of State Chief Information Officers has announced its 2006 Recognition Awards for outstanding achievement in information technology in state government.
The winning initiatives were chosen from 139 submissions by 33 states. The programs were judged on length of time in operation; significance to government operation; benefits to service recipients, taxpayers, agencies and the state; and return on investment.
Use of best practices, support of public policy goals, assisting government officials in their duties and providing cost-effective services were emphasized in the judging.
The Lexington, Ky., group’s awards committee, which is composed of state and corporate members, chose the winners.
The winners include:Business continuity
Cross-boundary collaboration and partnerships
- Kentucky Mutual Aid and Interoperability
Data, information and knowledge management
- California Department of Health Services Prenatal and Newborn Screening Information System
- District of Columbia Safe Passages Information System
Digital government (government to business)Digital government (government to citizen)
- Pennsylvania’s Global XML 3.0 Document Creation Process
Digital government (government to government)
- Arizona 2-1-1 Online
- e-TAP: New York’s comprehensive online student financial aid gateway
- Michigan’s E-mail consolidation project
Enterprise IT management initiatives:
- District of Columbia Enterprise Integration Stack
Information communications technology innovations
- Michigan’s Human Resource Optimization project
IT project and portfolio management:
- Michigan’s Innovative Fraud Detection Program
Ethan Butterfield is a staff writer for
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