Utah Online Services Win 20 Awards in 2016
"We are honored to be recognized for the services we provide for Utah residents," said Mike Hussey, Utah Chief Information Officer. "We really build the online services to help residents get more from state government."
Just a few of the highlights include:
The Utah-based Best of State Awards recognized the Utah Hunting and Fishing Mobile application, which helps hunters and anglers digitally carry licenses and view hunting information, with a Best of State award in its Sport's and Recreation Products category.
The World Marketing Effectiveness Summit Awards awarded a Best of Category award for how Utah.Gov introduced the Utah.Gov Amazon Echo skill that prepares residents of Utah for the driver license exam.
Utah online services have received 188 awards since 1996 making it one of the most recognized states for providing useful services to residents.
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Utah.gov is the entry point to over 1,000 online services and benefits over 2.7 million residents in the state of Utah. Utah.gov provides citizens and businesses with more convenient options for interacting with government. Through Utah.gov, citizens can find public meetings, renew their vehicle registration, buy a hunting and fishing license, register a business, find a transparent state budget, and much more. In 2015 alone, Utah.gov received 21 awards. Utah.gov is managed and operated through a public-private partnership between the state and Utah Interactive, the Salt Lake City-based official digital government partner for the state of Utah. Utah Interactive is part of digital government firm NIC's family of companies.
Founded in 1992, NIC (NASDAQ: EGOV) is the nation's leading provider of innovative digital government solutions and secure payment processing, which help make government more accessible to everyone through technology. The family of NIC companies provides digital government solutions for more than 4,500 federal, state, and local agencies in the United States. Forbes has named NIC as one of the "100 Best Small Companies in America" six times and the company has been included four times on the Barron's 400 Index. Additional information is available at http://www.egov.com .