Strong cross-agency integration and data-driven systems launched across behavioral health, aging and rehabilitation and learning management enable new operational possibilities for the state.
The Virginia Hospital Alerting and Status System integrated with emergency management for the simplified transmission of emergency reports.
I think this reflects how critically important ICT has become to government service delivery, and the priority governors and legislators place on it as we continue to come out of recessionary times.
More states received an A grade this year than ever before, and the effort states are putting into innovation, collaboration and making sure their investments are well aligned with the priorities of the people they serve has never been higher." States with a solid A grade this year are Michigan, Missouri, Ohio, Utah and Virginia.
We've also made that software available to other states, and I know at least close to a dozen states are using the software that was developed here in Utah." The state's prolific success across not just transportation, but nearly all its state departments, was realized through years of commitment to technology; technology is no longer icing on the cake in Utah, but the flour to which all other ingredients must cling. "I think it's now embedded in the culture, so our managers, our directors at the different departments and in the case of UDOT, the director's been with the state a long time and so he's grown up, so to speak, in a data-driven environment where we're always trying to innovate, and I think that's become built in to his approach to transportation." Missouri was also awarded an A grade, attributable to its emphasis on technology policy and projects.
The crown jewel of the state's efforts are its public safety and emergency management programs.
And the outlook suggested by the 2016 survey is as strong as one would expect given the financial growth of the gov tech sector and the public's increasing interest in civic participation.
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