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2020 Government Innovation Awards

21 Public Sector Innovation award winners

Government rarely gets credit for the tremendous range of innovation it drives. But as the winners of our 2020 Government Innovation Awards make clear, amazing things are happening at all levels of the public sector.

The 21 Public Sector Innovations below include everything from telework enablers to cloud-based reinvention to next-gen cybersecurity. In some cases, the technology itself is transformative, while in others creative use of readily available tools is the game-changer. All, however, show how IT and innovation can dramatically improve government.

And while these examples are impressive enough on their own, they're just one part of our larger Government Innovation Awards program. A joint effort of GCN, FCW, Washington Technology and Defense Systems, these awards also recognize the companies supporting the government’s transformation and the individual Rising Stars who are driving change across the public sector. You can find more information at the links below or on the Government Innovation Awards website.

Read more about this year's winning projects:

About the Author

Troy K. Schneider is editor-in-chief of FCW and GCN, as well as General Manager of Public Sector 360.

Prior to joining 1105 Media in 2012, Schneider was the New America Foundation’s Director of Media & Technology, and before that was Managing Director for Electronic Publishing at the Atlantic Media Company. The founding editor of NationalJournal.com, Schneider also helped launch the political site PoliticsNow.com in the mid-1990s, and worked on the earliest online efforts of the Los Angeles Times and Newsday. He began his career in print journalism, and has written for a wide range of publications, including The New York Times, WashingtonPost.com, Slate, Politico, National Journal, Governing, and many of the other titles listed above.

Schneider is a graduate of Indiana University, where his emphases were journalism, business and religious studies.

Click here for previous articles by Schneider, or connect with him on Twitter: @troyschneider.


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