NASCIO salutes innovative state IT projects
- By Ethan Butterfield
- Oct 20, 2006
The National Association of State Chief Information Officers announced this week its 2006 Recognition Awards for Outstanding Achievement in the Field of 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 are:
- Kentucky Mutual Aid and Interoperability
Cross-boundary collaboration and partnerships:
- California Department of Health Services Prenatal and Newborn Screening Information System
- District of Columbia Safe Passages Information System
Data, information and knowledge management:
- Pennsylvania's Global XML 3.0 Document Creation Process
Digital government: government to business:
Digital government: government to citizen:
- Arizona 2-1-1 Online
- e-TAP: New York's comprehensive online student financial aid gateway
Digital government: government to government:
- Michigan's E-mail consolidation project
- District of Columbia Enterprise Integration Stack
Enterprise IT management initiatives:
- Michigan's Human Resource Optimization project
Information communications technology innovations:
- Michigan's Innovative Fraud Detection Program
IT project and portfolio management:
- Michigan's Project Management and Governance Model