Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe today joins his Secretary of Technology Karen Jackson and Chief Information Officer of the Commonwealth Nelson Moe to officially invite entries to the 2016 Governor's Technology Awards program.
Nine award categories recognize local, state and educational entities. Submissions should focus on improvements in government through strategic use of IT. All entries must be submitted by a Virginia public body by July 24.
Nominations will be evaluated by IT leaders from state agencies, localities, the legislature, courts and education. Awards will be presented to honorees on behalf of the governor at a special ceremony during the Commonwealth of Virginia Innovative Technology Symposium (COVITS) on Sept. 7 in Richmond (www.covits.virginia.gov).
Award categories include:
Award details and how to enter can be found online at http://covits.virginia.gov/awards.html.
About the Virginia Information Technologies Agency (VITA)
VITA is the commonwealth's consolidated technology services and solutions provider responsible for the operation of the state's technology infrastructure, governance, security and oversight of major IT projects, and procurement of technology-related goods and services on behalf of state and local governments. www.vita.virginia.gov
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