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Written by Colin Wood Oct 13, 2020 | STATESCOOPThe National Association of State Chief Information Officers on Tuesday recognized 10 of the most impressive uses of technology inside state government that could be replicated in other states.
The organization named 10 recipients of its annual State IT Recognition Awards, given to states for uses of technology that “address critical business problems, more easily connect citizens to their government, improve business processes and create new opportunities that improve the lives of citizens.”
One winner was selected for each of 10 categories, which range from cybersecurity to enterprise IT management. Emily Lane, NASCIO’s program and brand director, told StateScoop that narrowing down the group’s list of 30 finalists to 10 winners, which was done by a panel of 60 NASCIO members, was a “tough job.”
“While all projects highlight the innovative work happening across the nation in information technology, these projects were acknowledged by their peers as replicable examples of how IT can address critical business problems and enhance the citizen experience,” Lane wrote in an emailed statement.
Colorado and Virginia stand out among the recipients, each taking two awards. Colorado was recognized for its advancements in digital services, taking home one award for its mobile platform, called myColorado, …
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