The Industry Advisory Council’s eGov Shared Interest Group
and the Federal Chief Information Officers Council in
partnership with e-Gov have recognized five agencies for
what they say are exceptional projects crossing
organizational boundaries to simplify and unify cumbersome
The judges considered factors such as the maturity of the
project’s governance model, innovation, results, impact on
agency missions, and reproducibility, according to the
American Council for Technology, an organization promoting
IT in government.
The Small Business Administration’s BusinessLaw.gov got one
of the five “Excellence.gov” awards for streamlining new
business application processes and facilitating data
exchange between federal and state governments, something
credited with saving $500,000.
The Federal Technical Data Solution of the Department of
Defense’s Defense Information Systems Agency was also
recognized, for improving the efficiency, credibility and
effectiveness of acquisition and logistics support in
procurement processes, said ACT.
Other recipients include the Securities and Exchange
Commission, the Department of Health and Human Services
and the Department of Homeland Security.