Defense projects lead 25 finalists for Excellence.gov awards

Defense projects lead 25 finalists for Excellence.gov awards

Seven projects run by military agencies are among the 25 finalists for the Excellence.gov awards, given each year to initiatives that show the best practices of e-government.

A panel of judges from government and industry selected the finalists for their success in adoption strategy, customer satisfaction and impact on the agency's mission. The E-Government Shared Interest Group of the Industry Advisory Council will present awards to the five best projects at a luncheon ceremony Feb. 9 in Washington.

Of the seven Defense Department projects recognized by IAC, two are run by DOD itself, two by the Navy, and one each by the Defense Information Systems Agency, Defense Logistics Agency and Marine Corps. Other agencies that received more than one nomination were the Energy Department, General Services Administration and IRS, which each have two finalists. Six of the finalists are among the 25 Quicksilver e-government initiatives.

The finalists are:

  • Artemis (Transportation Department)

  • Chemical Inventory Tracking System (Energy)

  • Defense Civilian Personnel Data System (Defense)

  • DOD EMALL (Defense Logistics Agency)

  • DOD Enterprise Software Initiative (Defense)

  • e-Center, the Industry Interactive Procurement System (Energy)

  • EDOCKET and Regulations.gov (Environmental Protection Agency)

  • Electronic Line of Credit Control System (Housing and Urban Development Department)

  • Electronic Medical Evidence Program (Social Security Administration)

  • e-Training Initiative (Office of Personnel Management)

  • eTravel (General Services Administration)

  • FAFSA on the Web (Education Department)

  • FDA Industry Systems (Food and Drug Administration)

  • Federal Technical Data Solution (Defense Information Systems Agency)

  • GovBenefits.gov (Labor Department)

  • irs.gov (IRS)

  • Joint Expeditionary Warfare Logistics System (Navy)

  • Marine Corps Equipment Readiness Information Tool (Marine Corps)

  • Modernized e-File Project (IRS)

  • Navy Standard Integrated Personnel System (Navy)

  • Online Customer Self-Service Systems (Postal Service)

  • Trademark Electronic Application System (Patent and Trademark Office)

  • USDA eAuthentication Service (Agriculture Department)

  • U.S. Visitor and Immigrant Status Indicator Technology (Homeland Security Department)

  • USA Services (GSA)


For information on the awards luncheon, go to www.actgov.org.

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