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2016 Technology Solutions Awards Winners Announced

PTI Staff Contact: Dale Bowen

An independent panel of judges has identified the recipients of PTI's 2016 Technology Solutions Awards. This year the competition featured a wide array of interesting and innovative entries and PTI salutes and applauds all the participants and their entries! The list below highlights the winners and other recipients of recognition. Thank you to all local governments who participated in this awards program!

Population Categories: A. 1-99,999  B. 100,000-349,999  C. 350,000-749,999  D. 750,000+

TELECOMMUNICATIONS AND INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

WINNERS

Santa Monica, CA (A) Digital Inclusion

Alexandria, VA (B) New Real Estate Accounts Receivable System

Durham County, NC (B) Cybersecurity Awareness

Greensboro, NC (B) Advanced Malware Prevention and Threat Intelligence Sharing

Potter County, TX (B) Modernizing Desktop Computing Through Virtualization and Streaming

Baltimore, MD (C) When, Not If, Cyber Security Is Our Shared Responsibility! Baltimore City Government Awareness Program

Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority, Cleveland, OH (C) Implementation of DriveCam

Alameda County, CA (D) Innovate AC

Charlotte, NC (D) Unified Communications and Collaboration (UCC) Project

Dallas, TX (D) Library Virtual Interface Initiative

Fairfax County, VA (D) Fairfax County Next Generation Security Program

Los Angeles, CA (D) Los Angeles Integrated Security Operations Center (ISOC)

Miami-Dade County, FL (D) Enterprise Information Technology Billing Dashboard

Montgomery County, MD (D) Application Virtualization

New Jersey (State) New Jersey Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Cell (NJCCIC)

SIGNIFICANT ACHIEVEMENT

Brampton, Ontario (A) Creates Single, Accurate View of Citizens, Properties and Employees

Peoria, AZ (A) Information Technology Hardware Inventory Application/Database Replacement

Alexandria, VA (B) High Availability Network Operations Center (NOC) Feasibility Study

Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority, Cleveland, OH (C) Electronic Distribution of Screensaver

Miami-Dade County, FL (D) Miami-Dade County’s Cognos BI Direct Access to IDMS Mainframe Data Repositories

GEOSPATIAL INFORMATION SYSTEMS (GIS)

WINNERS

Altamonte Springs, FL (A) Retire Flex and Migrate to ArcGIS Online and Web App Builder

San Marcos, TX (A) Assessing Property Damage after Catastrophic Flood Events Using ArcGIS Collector App

Fontana, CA (B) Water Management Through GIS

Peoria, AZ (B) Community Services Master Plan Asset Inventory Integration

Mesa, AZ (C) An Amazing Partnership - Tempe & Mesa’s Code Sharing for Their Respective Court Systems!

Miami-Dade County, FL (D) GIS Maintenance Process Improvement Saves Millions of Dollars

Miami-Dade County, FL (D) Odor Complaints GIS Web Intranet Application

SIGNIFICANT ACHIEVEMENT

Altamonte Springs, FL (A) Eastmonte Park

Bellevue, WA (B) Web Map Gallery

Miami-Dade County, FL (D) GIS - EAMS Auto Asset Creation

Montgomery County, MD (D) Adding Value to Open Data Through The Use of GIS

PUBLIC SAFETY

WINNERS

Altamonte Springs, FL (A) Fighting Crime through Department Collaboration

Bellevue, WA (B) Carrier Agnostic Distributed Antenna System for the New City Hall

Peoria, AZ (B) Crime Prevention Expansion Using the &qout;HunchLab&qout; Predictive Policing Technology

Kansas City, MO (C) City/County Jail Shared Technology Solutions

Charlotte, NC (D) Broadband Technology Opportunity Program (BTOP) Project

Los Angeles, CA (D) Virtual Emergency Operations Center ñ Anytime, Anywhere Crisis Management

New Jersey (State) Real-Time Automated Parole Data Replication to FBI NCIC Supervised Release File

SIGNIFICANT ACHIEVEMENT

Altamonte Springs, FL (A) Crime Analysis for Altamonte Springs Police Department

Milwaukee County, WI (D) Sheriff’s Office Streamlines Operations and Enhances Effectiveness with Business Intelligence

Miami-Dade County, FL (D) Robbery Suspects Lead Generation Using Predictive Analytics

WEB SERVICES, E-GOVERNMENT AND MOBILE APPS

WINNERS

Evanston, IL (A) 311 About My Place App: A One Stop Shop for Residents and Staff

Bellevue, WA (B) Bellevue Botanical Garden Uprooted

Alameda County, CA (D) Alameda County Permit Portal

Los Angeles, CA (D) LACity.org…SMART, OPEN, SOCIAL, and ACCESSIBLE

Montgomery County, MD (D) Commission on Common Ownership Communities: Community Governance Fundamentals Training Module

Montgomery County, MD (D) eTravel

New Jersey (State) Animal Emergency Response Website

New Jersey (State) Integrated Business Records Online Service

New Jersey (State) Alcoholic Beverage Control - Licensing System

SIGNIFICANT ACHIEVEMENT

Bellevue, WA (B) MyPermit.com

Durham County, NC (B) Open Durham: A Rare Joint Government Open Data Project (Phase 1)

Scottsdale, AZ (B) Mobile Responsive Website Redesign

Alameda County, CA (D) Alameda County Vital Records Website Redesign

New Jersey (State) iRecord Web-based Electronic Health Record System

New Jersey (State) Fresh Farm to School Website

New Jersey (State) Direct Certification - A Technological Success Story

New Jersey (State) Online Business Formations and Registrations

SUSTAINABILITY

WINNERS

Altamonte Springs, FL (A) Mobile VPN for Water Treatment Plant and Police Department

Glendora, CA (A) Glendora Rain Gauge Monitoring System

Dayton, OH (B) Groundwater Guardian Community - Aquifer Preservation and Source Water Protection

Dayton, OH (B) Regional Water Protection through Innovative Technology

Fairfax County, VA (D) Smart Irrigation System

SIGNIFICANT ACHIEVEMENT

Altamonte Springs, FL (A) Easements Web Application

Altamonte Springs, FL (A) Davey Tree

Altamonte Springs, FL (A) Science Incubator Summer Internship Program

Dayton, OH (B) The Dayton Children’s Water Festival - Growing Environmental Stewards with a Splash of Educational Fun

Miami-Dade County, FL (D) Miami-Dade County’s First Enterprise Asset Management (EAM) OpenCAD Project

DATA AND PERFORMANCE METRICS

WINNERS

Irving, TX (B) Implementing Performance Management to Improve Transparency, Accountability and Operational Performance

Scottsdale, AZ (B) Scottsdale Infographics - Information Citizens Can Understand

Kansas City, MO (C) Open Budget

Mesa, AZ (C) What Works…Using Data

Los Angeles, CA (D) Pedestrian & Cyclist Traffic Collision Analysis Project

Pinellas County, FL (D) Improving Customer Satisfaction by Timely Review of Relevant data - The BTS Balanced Scorecard

SIGNIFICANT ACHIEVEMENT

Altamonte Springs, FL (A) Monthly Data Sharing Tool

Scottsdale, AZ (B) Process Improvement Initiative for the City of Scottsdale

Mesa, AZ (C) Mesa’s Data Management Program

Dallas, TX (D) Data Transparency Initiative

Montgomery County, MD (D) CountyStat Website Modernization

COMMUNITY RESILIENCE

WINNERS

Altamonte Springs, FL (A) Altamonte Springs’ Disaster Recovery Solution

Alameda County, CA (D) Alameda County Probation Ready Mobile Website

Miami-Dade County, FL (D) Emergency Evacuation Assistance Program Web Application (EEAP)

SIGNIFICANT ACHIEVEMENT

Alameda County, CA (D) El Nino Video Series