A big congratulations to Mike Goetz (Lynchburg’s IT director) and Lynchburg City for their recent winning of the Virginia Governor’s Technology Award in ‘IT as an Efficiency Driver‘ presented at the Commonwealth of Virginia Innovative Technology Symposium (COVITS). More from GovTech.com:
“Twenty-four municipalities, state agencies and schools were honored this week as recipients of the Governor’s Technology Awards in Virginia. The awards were presented at the Commonwealth of Virginia Innovative Technology Symposium (COVITS) on Monday, Sept. 26.
The award-winning projects were chosen from nine categories, ranging from online citizen services to IT projects in higher education.
Lynchburg, Va., was one of two winners recognized for using IT to improve efficiency. Lynchburg implemented an enterprise work management system (WMS) to handle work orders, sharing of work request information, and tracking assets and related costs.
Previously the city’s Public Works Department was operating on an obsolete and unsupported legacy system, as was Lynchburg’s 311 call center. The WMS is now being used by a majority of the city’s operating departments, increasing efficiency and automating processes…” – (continue reading at GovTech.com)