NASCIO Recognizes Outstanding Achievement in State Government

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Tuesday, October 23 — Eleven exemplary initiatives were chosen as recipients for the National Association of State Chief Information Officers’ (NASCIO) 2018 Recognition Awards for outstanding achievement in information technology in state government.

Recipients were announced this evening during the NASCIO Annual Conference in San Diego. This marks the 30th 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 100 nominees.

“It has been a great privilege to co-chair the NASCIO Awards Committee, particularly this year as we celebrate 30 years of recognizing states for their transformative and innovative projects,” said New Hampshire Commissioner Denis Goulet and Arkansas CTO Yessica Jones. “The recipients honored tonight, as well as all nominated projects, are outstanding examples of how states are working hard to improve the efficiency of state government.”    

The 2018 Award Recipients are:

Business Process Innovations
State of New Mexico, SHARE: From a Four-Letter Word to a Five Letter Success

Cross-Boundary Collaboration & Partnership
State of Georgia, Georgia Gateway

State of Missouri, Vendor Security Risk Management and Benchmarking

Data Management, Analytics and Visualization
State of Indiana, Facilitating Data-Driven Innovation: Indiana Management Performance Hub

Digital Government: Government to Business 
State of Illinois, Unemployment Insurance Tax Modernization
State of Indiana, INBiz: Taking Hoosier Businesses to the Next Level

Digital Government: Government to Citizen 
State of Michigan, Michigan Education and Career Pathfinder

Emerging and Innovative Technologies
Commonwealth of Kentucky, Kentucky’s Integrated Eligibility and Enrollment System
State of Mississippi, My Mississippi, My Technology

Enterprise IT Management Initiatives
State of Nebraska, Operation Enterprise IT: A Hybrid Consolidation

Information Communications Technology (ICT) Innovations
State of Michigan, Mi Bridges: Helping Michigan Citizens Every Step of the Way

State CIO Office Special Recognition    
Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Center of Excellence for Electronic Grants