Tech Savvy Designation Award Program

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2017 Application Now Available

Download the application. The deadline to apply is September 1, 2017.

What It Means to Be Tech Savvy

Every year, PTI member local governments are invited to apply for designation as a Tech Savvy city, county or state. The PTI member governments designated as Tech Savvy meet or exceeded the following nine criterions:

  • Adhere to a Stated Standard of Ethics
  • Performance Management Practices are Embraced and the Government Uses Data/Business Intelligence to Drive Decision-Making
  • Department Directors meet on a Regular Basis and have a Good Flow of Communication, and Identify Areas for Collaboration around Technology Solutions
  • Professional Development is Encouraged Across the Jurisdiction
  • A Jurisdiction-Wide Technology Plan has been Created, Discussed, Documented and Disseminated
  • Active Training and Awareness of Cybersecurity and Network Security
  • Demonstrated Commitment to Green Technology Initiatives across the Enterprise
  • A Culture of Technology Innovation is Embraced
  • Adhere to a Stated Standard of Excellence