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2014 GCN Award Winners

10 public sector projects win GCN Awards for IT excellence

The 2014 GCN Award winning projects range from a system that streamlined a process for victims of physical abuse to obtain protective orders to a cost-saving mobile app by a self-taught Air Force dev team.

How technology is helping fight Ebola

How technology is helping fight Ebola

The tech and health care communities are deploying e-record systems, open data and mapping tools, cloud computing and even robots in the campaign to prevent the spread of Ebola.

Marijuana inventory tracker seeds trust in new ventures

Marijuana inventory tracker seeds trust in new ventures

States are turning to inventory management tools to help provide the data they need to tax, regulate and finance new retail marijuana businesses.

Hawaii wins with gamification of state online services

Hawaii wins with gamification of state online services

By applying gaming elements to its websites, Hawaii has boosted citizens’ use of online services by as much as 20 percent.

GCN Awards

GCN Gala showcases projects driven by tech and teamwork

The public sector IT community turns out to honor IT projects and leaders who showed exceptional creativity and determination in building systems that drove savings and performance in 2014.

10 government IT projects earned honorable mentions

10 goverment IT projects earn GCN Award honorable mentions

These 10 projects were also selected by the GCN awards judges as deserving recognition for their performance and originality.

Mobile patient data for emergency response

FEMA adds patient tracker apps to ER toolkit

New mobile patient tracking software will improve healthcare situational awareness at disaster sites.

FireEye

Cole guides agencies in next-gen cyber warfare

As FireEye's global government liaison, Tony Cole brings governments the technology and insights to thwart a new generation of motivated attackers.

state government cloud solutions

Cloud, cybersecurity solutions earn NASCIO honors

University of Georgia’s private cloud deployment saved it more than $7.5 million compared to public cloud hosting, and Virginia’s focus on two significant attack vectors helped it reduce the frequency of the malware incidents.

San Mateo County used OpenPublic CMS on its websites

Phase2 'appifies' its Drupal-based CMS for gov

Drupal content management firm Phase2 launched OpenPublic 1.0, an open source CMS for government projects and programs.

Driverless-vehicle tech on the move

Practice lanes for driverless-vehicle tech

Autonomous vehicles will learn to navigate the complexities of urban and suburban driving in two recently established off-road cities.

California corrections

Across California prisons, inmates now tracked online

The California Department of Corrections digitized all inmate files and set up a fully automated transaction processing system.

New York Department of Transportation iRideNYC transit app

Bootstrapped web app delivers NYC transit options

Using open source technology, in-house development expertise and a scalable cloud architecture, the New York City Transportation Department created iRideNYC, a much-needed mobile transit solution at a fraction of the estimated cost.

Bytegrid

Partnership to deliver advanced infrastructure for researchers

A partnership between the Mid-Atlantic Crossroads and Bytegrid Holdings will provide a secure, advanced infrastructure platform for the research and education community across the mid-Atlantic region.

Kynect kentucky

kynect: Made from scratch … with flexibility baked in

By following Kentucky’s enterprise infrastructure standards, the health exchange can more easily access information and interact with other parts of the government health insurance system.