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ACT/IAC awards innovators for working across borders

Six government teams received the 2010 Intergovernmental Solution Awards on May 24 from the American Council for Technology/Industry Advisory Council.

And the winners are:

The State of Washington for its Washington Information System for Architectural and Archaeological Records Data, or WISAAD. The portal offers the public information on historical and archeological information and also being a secure avenue for people to share sensitive archeological information with state officials.

The Office of Management and Budget for Data.gov. The site posts government information to show the public what the government is doing.

The National Academy for Public Administration for its National Dialogue on Quadrennial Homeland Security Review. It was an innovative approach to getting input from more than 20,000 people on homeland security issues. It’s also a model for other agencies to meet the Obama administration’s open government initiative.

The Environmental Protection Agency for eRulemaking program and the Federal Docket Program. The site offers access to read and comment on proposed federal regulations.

The EPA for FederalReporting.gov. The site offers a way for recipients of American Recovery and Reinvestment Act funds report on how they’re using the money, as the law requires. More than 67,000 recipients from all 50 states used the site.

The Health and Human Services Department for CONNECT. CONNECT is an open source software and community that promotes information technology interoperability in the U.S. health care system.

The awards go to innovative projects that offer services across government entities.

Posted on May 25, 2010 at 12:10 PM


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