Utah.Gov Recognized With Over 105 Awards
SALT LAKE CITY - 8/28/2012
The official website for the state of Utah, Utah.Gov, has been awarded 105 awards since 2001, 17 this year alone, more than any other state website. As one of the most honored state websites, Utah.Gov continually sets an eGovernment standard of excellence. Recently, Utah.Gov was recognized with another Center for Digital Government award, placing third in the Best of the Web competition. In addition, the site received four Digital Government Achievement Awards, also sponsored by the Center for Digital Government.
“Utah.Gov is repeatedly recognized as the leading state e-government solution in the nation,” said Mark VanOrden, Utah Chief Information Officer. “Utah.Gov is known for its award winning design, functionality, and providing access to citizens and businesses through 1,000 state services. Utah.Gov continually responds to citizens needs while simultaneously improving government and agency efficiencies.”
Significant refinements were made to Utah.Gov to further streamline access to online services, simplify navigation, and enhance the user experience. With 1.3 million unique visitors per month, Utah.Gov has more visitors per capita than any other state website. Awards received by Utah.Gov in 2012 include the Best in Class Interactive Media Award from the Interactive Media Council, Best of State for best web-based community, Best State Website by Design Shack, and several more.
For a full list of Utah.Gov awards, please visit: http://utah.gov/awards.
To find out more information about Utah.Gov visit:
RSS feeds: http://www.utah.gov/connect/feeds.html
Utah blogs: http://www.utah.gov/blogs/
Utah.gov is the entry point to over 1000 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 2011 alone, Utah.gov received an unprecedented 17 awards making it the nation’s most honored state website.
Utah.gov is the official Web portal for the State of Utah (http://www.Utah.Gov). It is managed and operated without tax funds through a public-private partnership between the state and Utah Interactive, the Salt Lake City-based official eGovernment partner for the state of Utah. Utah Interactive is part of eGovernment firm NIC’s family of companies.
NIC (NASDAQ:EGOV)is the nation's leading provider of government Web sites, online services, and secure payment processing solutions. The company's innovative eGovernment services help reduce costs and increase efficiencies for government agencies, citizens, and businesses across the country. The NIC family of companies provides eGovernment solutions for more than 3,500 federal, state, and local agencies across the United States. Additional information is available at http://www.egov.com.