NASCIO Recognizes Outstanding Achievement in State Government

Twelve exemplary initiatives were chosen as recipients for the National Association of State Chief Information Officers’ (NASCIO) 2016 Recognition Awards for outstanding achievement in information technology in state government.

Recipients were announced this evening during the NASCIO Annual Conference in Orlando. This marks the 28th consecutive year NASCIO has honored outstanding information technology achievements in the public sector through the awards program. Recipients were selected by the NASCIO Awards Committee from a field of more than 130 nominees.

“It has been a great privilege to co-chair the NASCIO Awards Committee,” said Delaware Chief Information Officer James Collins and Indiana Chief Information Officer Dewand Neely in a joint statement. “The recipients honored tonight, as well as all nominated projects, demonstrate the integral and transformative nature information technology can have on state government and the experiences of citizens.”    

The 2016 Award Recipients are:

Cross-Boundary Collaboration and Partnerships
State of Michigan, Medicaid as a Service

State of Michigan, Cyber Disruption Response Plan

Digital Government: Government to Business 
State of Florida, Clearinghouse for Health Care Applicant Screening 

Digital Government: Government to Citizen 
State of Georgia, Accessible Platform Initiative
State of Iowa, Iowa Administrative Rule Public Comment Site

Disaster Recovery/Security & Business Continuity Readiness
State of Connecticut, Innovation in Business Continuity – Colocation at Springfield Massachusetts Data Center

Emerging and Innovative Technologies
State of Arkansas, Gov2Go

Enterprise IT Management Initiatives
State of Wyoming, Wyoming Enterprise Extendable Code Cloud Library

Improving State Operations
Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Informing and Enhancing the Work of the State Auditor to Drive Business Improvements across State Government

Information Communications Technology (ICT) Innovations
State of Ohio, Expanding Unified Communications Across Ohio: True Enterprise Collaboration

Open Government and Data, Information and Knowledge Management
State of Florida, Contract Accountability and Transparency

State CIO Office Special Recognition
State of Washington, Washington State Employer of Choice