Georgia's State CIO and GTA Executive Director Calvin Rhodes was one of eight people nationwide to receive StateScoop's GoldenGov: State Executive of the Year Award.
GTA's cybersecurity team assists Jackson County officials with recovery efforts following a ransomware attack that blocked access to files and information systems.
Two of the state's IT leaders are honored by StateScoop. Chief Digital Officer Nikhil Deshpande is among eight people nationwide to receive the State Leadership of the Year Award, while Walter Tong, formerly director of cyber intelligence, is one of seven people named a State Cybersecurity Leader.
Georgia earns a letter grade of A, the highest ranking possible in the 2018 Digital States Survey, which evaluates states' use of technology to improve service delivery, increase capacity, streamline operations, and reach policy goals.
Kendra Skeene, formerly product director for Digital Services Georgia (DSGa), is named to the list of Top Women in Technology by StateScoop.
Georgia receives the Government Experience Award from the Center for Digital Government in recognition of the state's work to make government services and information more readily available and easier to use.
GTA COO Dean Johnson is among eight people nationwide to receive a State Leadership Award from StateScoop. GTA's Services Integration Initiative is among 11 projects nationwide to receive a State IT Program of the Year Award from StateScoop.
Calvin Rhodes, state CIO and GTA executive director, is named one of the nation's Top 25 Doers, Dreamers, and Drivers by Government Technology.
Three of the state's IT leaders are honored by StateScoop. Calvin Rhodes, state CIO and GTA executive director, is named State Executive of the Year, Steve Nichols, Georgia's Chief Technology Officer, receives a State Leadership award, and Nikhil Deshpande, Georgia's Chief Digital Officer, is named a State Up and Comer.
Georgia earns a letter grade of A- in the 2014 Digital States Survey. Only three states receive grades higher than Georgia's.
The Center for Digital Government ranks Georgia among the top five states in the nation for its use of technology in support of health and human services.
The University System of Georgia's integrated learning platform, called GeorgiaVIEW, receives a first-place award in NASCIO's State IT Recognition Awards.
The University System of Georgia's online information repository, called The Point, is named a finalist in NASCIO's State IT Recognition Awards.
The I-85 Express Lanes project from the State Road and Tollway Authority is named a finalist in NASCIO's State IT Recognition Awards.