The American Council for Technology and Industry Advisory Council (ACT-IAC) recently announced the 25 finalists for its 12th annual 2013 Excellence.gov Awards Program. Established by ACT-IAC in 2001, the Excellence.gov Awards Program recognizes exceptional government programs and projects that fuel government efficiency, interagency collaboration, and the delivery of impactful citizen services through innovative technologies.
Defense Connect Online (DCO) has been chosen as a finalist in the category of Excellence in Intergovernmental Collaboration. DCO is a deployment of Adobe Connect for the Department of Defense managed by DISA. In addition to DCO, other very prominent programs highlighted in this category include:
• North American Day Public Health Alerts Pilot Project 2012 – Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)
• Servicemembers Civil Relief Act (SCRA) Website – Defense Manpower Data Center (DMDC), DOD
• Utah OneStop Business Registration (OSBR) – Utah Department of Technology Services, State of Utah
• Veterans Job Bank – U.S Department of Veteran Affairs
The Awards luncheon is being held at the Grand Hyatt in Washington DC on March 5, 2013, where the winners will be announced in each of the five categories and honoring all finalists.
To read more about this outstanding accomplishment, you can find the press release located here: http://www.actgov.org/about/pressroom/Documents/ACT-IAC%20Announces%202013%20Excellence.gov%20Awards%20Finalists.pdf