ABOUT THE GOLDEN GOVIT AWARDS

WHAT ARE THE GOLDEN GOVIT AWARDS? 

The Golden GOVIT Awards  recognize  government agencies and individuals that have advanced government technology through collaboration, innovation service and individual leadership.

HOW ARE THE AWARDS CONNECTED TO THE GOVERNMENT IT SYMPOSIUM? 

The Government IT Symposium provides a natural forum to feature and celebrate the products, services, systems and solutions that improve government IT services and benefit citizens. 2021 recipients will announced during the Symposium on November 18th. In addition, there will be scheduled times throughout the Symposium for nominees to discuss their projects/initiatives with attendees.

WHEN & HOW DO WE SUBMIT NOMINATIONS? 

The 2021 nomination submission form is now closed. Finalists will be announced soon!

NOMINATION CATEGORIES

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COLLABORATION AWARD

A joint effort between two or more government bodies, two or more departments within a single body, or between government bodies and private firms/non-profit organizations that use shared resources to create a new product or program; which resulted in cost-savings, efficiency and an effective response to an identified need.

INNOVATION AWARD 

 

A product or program that disrupts the current status quo and meets these three criteria: Novelty: the degree of newness and uniqueness; Impact: the magnitude and scope of improvement to government efficiency and effectiveness; Replicability: the potential for replication in other government bodies or sectors.

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SERVICE AWARD

The delivery of digital information and/or transactional services that make a difference in the lives of citizens. Nominations should meet these criteria: a strong focus on the end-user’s accessibility and experience, a high level of citizen engagement and satisfaction, incorporation of the technologies used by today’s citizens, and timely, informative content.

INDIVIDUAL LEADER AWARD

 

An individual who champions and implements innovation, inspires collaboration, is focused on improving service, and demonstrates a personal commitment to advancing the professional and career development of him/herself as well as others in their agency.

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