NASCIO Announces Recipients for 2020 NASCIO State IT Recognition Awards

LEXINGTON, Ky., Tuesday, October 13, 2020 —The National Association of State Chief Information Officers (NASCIO) has announced recipients for the 2020 NASCIO State IT Recognition Awards. This year 90 submissions were received from NASCIO member states and territories and over 60 NASCIO members served as volunteer judges.

The award nominations 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. To ensure states have access to the innovations and leading practices of their peers, all award submissions have been added to NASCIO’s Awards Library.

NASCIO Awards Committee co-chairs, Nelson Moe, Chief Information Officer for the Commonwealth of Virginia, and Ervan Rodgers, Chief Information Officer and Assistant Director for the State of Ohio, praised the recipients and all states who submitted a project: “we congratulate all of the recipients of this year’s awards and are delighted to recognize them with this high honor.”

Award recipients for the 2020 State IT Recognition Awards are:

Business Process Innovations
State of North Carolina: Modernizing Environmental Mapping with Unmanned Aerial Vehicles

Cross-Boundary Collaboration & Partnerships
Commonwealth of Virginia: Framework for Addiction Analysis and Community Transformation (FAACT)

State of Georgia: Who Let the “Cyber Dawg” Out? A Live-Action Cybersecurity Exercise

Data Management, Analytics & Visualization
Commonwealth of Pennsylvania: Pennsylvania Maintenance-IQ – Empowering PennDOT Professionals with Data Visualization

Digital Services: Government to Business
State of Colorado: MyBizColorado

Digital Services: Government to Citizen
State of Colorado: myColorado

Emerging & Innovative Technologies
State of Indiana: Management Performance Hub, Enhanced Research Environment

Enterprise IT Management Initiatives
Commonwealth of Virginia: Pioneering a New Method of State IT Services Delivery

Information Communications Technology (ICT) Innovations
State of Maryland: Maryland First: First Responders Interoperability Radio System Team

State CIO Office Special Recognition
State of Washington: Paid Family & Medical Leave

To review these and other submissions, please visit NASCIO’s Awards Library:

Meredith Ward
Director of Policy and Research
National Association of State Chief Information Officers