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CompTIA’s Public Technology Institute Honors Cities & Counties with Annual Technology Solutions Awards

Sep 3, 2020, 13:30 PM

Washington D.C. –The Computer Technology Industry Association (CompTIA), the leading trade association for the global information technology industry, and the Public Technology Institute (PTI) announced today the winners of the 2020 PTI Solutions Awards.

The annual PTI Solutions Awards recognize PTI member cities and counties that have implemented or updated innovative technology solutions within the past 15 months that positively affected local government performance and service to the public.

Categories included: Telecommunications and IT; Cybersecurity; Web Services, E-Government, and Mobile Apps; Geospatial Information Systems (GIS); Public Safety and Emergency Management, Community Resiliency; Sustainability; Data and Performance Metrics; Customer Service; and Emerging Technologies Applications.

“These cities and counties were faced with a once-in-a-lifetime crisis this year when the COVID-19 pandemic forced changes in how we all work and how local governments deliver critical services to residents by leveraging innovative technology solutions,” said Dr. Alan Shark, Executive Director of the Public Technology Institute. “We congratulate the winners for going above and beyond and showing the entire public sector technology community the vital role innovation plays in improving how governments interact and serve their constituents.”

2020 Solutions Award Winners

Customer Service:
Spotsylvania County, Va. (pop. 50,000 to 249,999)
Franklin County, Ohio (pop. over 250,000)

Cybersecurity:
Franklin County, Ohio (pop. over 250,000)

Data and Performance Metrics
Franklin County, Ohio (pop. over 250,000)
City of Williamsburg, Va. (pop. under 50,000)

Emerging Technologies Applications
City of Bellevue, Wash. (pop. 50,000-249,999)

Geospatial Information Systems
City of Bellevue, Wash. (pop. 50,000-249,999)
Montgomery County, Md. (pop. over 250,000)

Public Safety and Emergency Management, Community Resiliency
City of Alexandria, Va. (pop. 50,000-249,999)
Travis County, Texas (pop. over 250,000)

Sustainability
City of Bellevue, Wash. (pop. 50,000-249,999)
Durham County, NC (pop. Over 250,000)

Telecommunications and Information Technology
Spotsylvania County, Va. (pop. 50,000-249,999)
Montgomery County, Md. (pop. over 250,000)

Web Services, E-Government and Mobile Apps
Roanoke County, Va. (pop. 50,000-249,999)
County of Alameda, Calif. (pop. over 250,000)

Abstracts of all winning projects and projects that received honorable mentions this year are available here.