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For immediate release: October 16, 2019
Contact: Meredith Ward

NASCIO Announces Recipients for 2019 NASCIO State IT Recognition Awards

 

The National Association of State Chief Information Officers (NASCIO) today announced recipients for the State IT Recognition Awards. Projects and initiatives from NASCIO member states and territories were eligible for nomination. NASCIO members served as volunteer judges to review the over 130 submissions, narrowing the nominees down to finalists in each category.

NASCIO Awards Committee co-chairs, Denis Goulet, Commissioner for the State of New Hampshire, and Nelson Moe, Chief Information Officer for the Commonwealth of Virginia, praised the recipients and all states who submitted a project: “the recipients and submissions for this year’s awards are prime examples of how state IT can transform and improve the lives of the citizens we serve. We are proud to recognize them with this high honor.”

The award recipients showcase the use of information technology to address critical business problems, more easily connect citizens to their government, improve business processes and create new opportunities that improve the lives of citizens.

Award recipients for the 2019 State IT Recognition Awards are:

Business Process Innovations
State of Michigan: JobNet: Road to the Future

Cross-Boundary Collaboration & Partnerships
State of North Carolina: Improving Emergency Response Precision with the State Emergency Response Application

Cybersecurity
State of Ohio: Digital Identity: Providing a Secure Customer Experience

Data Management, Analytics & Visualization
State of Illinois: Winning Against Tax Fraud with Data Analytics

Digital Government: Government to Business
State of Minnesota: Preparing for Emergencies: Medical PreCheck & Locator App

Digital Government: Government to Citizen
State of North Carolina: Women, Infants and Children Benefits in the Mobile Application Age

Emerging & Innovative Technologies
State of Washington: Using UAS Technology in Collision and Crime Scene Reconstruction

Enterprise IT Management Initiatives
Commonwealth of Pennsylvania: Pennsylvania IT and HR Shared Services Transformation

Information Communications Technology (ICT) Innovations 
State of California: Identification and Removal of Hazardous Materials During Wildfire Response

State CIO Office Special Recognition
State of Washington: Sexual Assault Kit Tracking System

To review all 2019 submissions and previous submissions from the past 31 years, visit the awards library: www.nascio.org/Awards/SIT

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