IAC Selects Excellence.Gov Award Finalists
IAC Selects Excellence.Gov Award Finalists
The Industry Advisory Councils (IAC) eGovernment Shared Interest Group (eGov SIG) today announced the federal agency programs selected as the Top 25 candidates for the fifth annual Excellence.Gov awards program. These 25 program finalists were selected for demonstrating best practices in federal eGovernment implementations.
Each year, the eGov SIG identifies a theme for the Excellence.Gov awards. This years finalists are being recognized for the successful outreach and adoption of their federal eGovernment implementations. A panel of 24 judges, representing both government and industry, selected the Top 25 after reviewing the more than 80 entries received by evaluating each on the following criteria: customer satisfaction, market segment penetration, stakeholder acceptance, and program utilization over time. From the 25 finalists, five winners will be selected and recognized for their achievement in eGovernment and focus on realizing tangible results. The Top 25 programs will be honored and the five winners announced at the Excellence.Gov awards ceremony and reception, to be held on Wednesday, February 9, 2005. Top 25 Excellence.Gov Award Finalists for 2005 (listed alphabetically by program name):
Artemis (Transportation Security Administration) Chemical Inventory Tracking System (Department of Energy) Defense Civilian Personnel Data System (Department of Defense) Defense Logistics Information Service (Defense Logistics Agency) DoD Enterprise Software Initiative (Department of Defense) eAuthentication (Department of Agriculture) E-Center, the Industry Interactive Procurement System (Department of Energy) EDOCKET and Regulations.gov (Environmental Protection Agency) Electronic Line of Credit Control System (Housing and Urban Development) Electronic Medical Evidence Program (Social Security Administration) e-Training Initiative (Office of Personnel Management) eTravel (General Services Administration) FAFSA on the Web (Department of Education) FDA Industry Systems (Food and Drug Administration) Federal Technical Data Solution (Defense Information Systems Agency) GovBenefits.gov (Department of Labor) irs.gov (Internal Revenue Service) Joint Expeditionary Warfare Logistics System (Department of the Navy) Marine Corps Equipment Readiness Information Tool (Marine Corps) Modernized e-File Project (Internal Revenue Service) Navy Standard Integrated Personnel System (Department of the Navy) Online Customer Self-Service Systems (US Postal Service) Trademark Electronic Application System (US Patent and Trademark Office) US Visitor and Immigrant Status Indicator Technology (Department of Homeland Security) USA Services (General Services Administration) The mission of IAC is to foster improved communication and understanding between government and industry. In support of this mission, the eGov SIG is devoted to identifying, exploring, and addressing issues that promote the implementation of eGovernment programs that will benefit society. The eGov SIG provides a forum for government and industry to identify and candidly discuss eGovernment and to facilitate the realization of the concepts promise.
About the American Council for Technology and the Industry Advisory Council
The American Council for Technology (ACT), formerly FGIPC, is a 25 year-old nonprofit organization committed to leading the IT community to improve government. ACT works across all levels of government to provide education, programming, and networking opportunities that elevate and professionalize the government IT profession. ACTs advisory bodies and member councils provide linkages between government and industry and between federal, state, local, and international governments representing over 50,000 IT professionals worldwide. The Industry Advisory Council (IAC), an advisory body of ACT established in 1989, today represents over 400 information technology companies. IACs mission is to bring industry and government executives together to exchange information, support professional development, improve communications, and build partnership and trust, thereby enhancing governments ability to serve the nation. For more information about ACT and IAC, visit http://www.actgov.org or call (703) 218-1955.