GCN names its 2009 Agency IT Award winners

Government Computer News has named the 10 government agency information technology projects to be recognized as outstanding IT initiatives for 2009.

"The annual GCN Awards honor agencies for their outstanding achievements in the application of information technology to advance their work and the services they provide” said GCN Editor-in-Chief Wyatt Kash. “The 2009 agency winners are now part of a tradition of innovation, excellence, and service. We congratulate them for their extraordinary work and their continued dedication to better serving the public sector.”

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2008 GCN Agency IT Awards

Award winners will be profiled in the Oct. 12 issue of the magazine and on GCN.com. They also will also be honored at GCN's 22nd Annual Awards Gala, Thursday, Oct. 22, at the Hilton Washington in Washington, D.C.


Rapid Reaction Technology Office (RRTO), Director, Defense Research & Engineering (DDR&E), Defense Technical Information Center (DTIC), Department of Defense Chief Information Officer -- DOD Techipedia Team for the DOD Techipedia Suite of Services.

Interior Department, General Services Administration and Office of Management and Budget -- Data.gov Project Team for the Data.gov project.

U.S. Army -- U.S. Army Medical Communications for Combat Casualty Care (MC4) Product Management Office.

Defense Information Systems Agency Personnel Systems Support Branch -- Manpower, Personnel, and Security Directorate for Open Source Corporate Management Information System.

Defense Department Military Health System – Defense Health Systems for their Patient Movement Items Tracking System.

Library of Congress – Office of Strategic Initiative for their Digital Preservation Project.

United States Postal Service – Business Solutions Services for their Product Tracking system Application Modernization.

The Department of Administrative Services – Division of finance for the Utah Public Finance Web site.

FBI – Criminal Justice Information Services for the National Data Exchange.

State Department, Bureau of Consular Affairs – Consular Systems and Technology for the Western Hemisphere Travel Initiative: Passport Card and Border Crossing Card.

U.S. Customs and Border Protection – Office of Information Technology for their Western Hemisphere Travel Initiative.


Defense Information Systems Agency – Chief technology officer for the Forge.mil project.

City of Bremerton – Information Services for the Pawn Shop Records Search project.

Department of Defense-Health Affairs/Defense Health Information System - Theater Medical Information Program of Family Systems for the AHLTA-Mobile and AHLTA-Theater project.

National Institutes of Health, Health and Human Services Department – Office of Extramural Research for the Research Portfolio Online Reporting Tool.

Veterans Affairs Department - Office of Information Protection and Risk Management, Network and Security Operations Center for the Remote Enterprise Security Compliance Update Environment project.

Jefferson County, Ala. - Program Management Office/Department of Information Technology for the Web Project (Web Content Management System).

Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) - Program Executive Office for Information Assurance and Network Operations for the Enterprise Collaborative Operational Sensor.

U.S. Army – Chief marketing officer for the Army Experience Enter Recruiting Pilot project.

National Center for the Analysis of Violent Crime, FBI – ViCap Unit for the Violent Criminal Apprehension Program (ViCAP): ViCAP Web.

Florida 20th Judicial Circuit – Lee County, Fla., Sheriff’s Department for the Integration of the Metatomix Active Warrant Alert Calendar System.

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