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Granicus Recognizes 14 State, Local and Federal Agencies for Effective Digital Strategies

2018 Awards Honor Innovative Government Leaders and Transformational Services Throughout the Public Sector

WASHINGTONOct. 2, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Granicus, the largest provider of cloud-based software solutions to government, today announced the recipients of the 2018 Granicus Digital Strategy Awards. The winners—both individuals and organizations—implemented digital strategies that demonstrated effective and innovative ways to streamline processes, transform access to services and improve the citizen experience.

“The Granicus Digital Strategy Awards recognizes government’s greatest innovators,” said Mark Hynes, CEO of Granicus. “Every year, we’re thrilled to see how leaders and organizations are leveraging modern, digital technologies to transform how they deliver services and impact lives. Whether it’s engaging more citizens, digitizing paper processes, bringing services online or increasing transparency, we’re proud to celebrate each of this year’s winners and champion the great work they do in their communities.”

This is the ninth year of the Granicus Digital Strategy Awards. In 2018, Granicus is recognizing winners in six categories: Modern Digital Government Leadership, Continuous Improvement of Public Services, Environmental Stewardship, Excellence in Citizen Engagement, Innovator in Chief Award (Individual), and Website Innovator. Each category can include as many as four winners across federal, state and local government, and any government organization is eligible to participate.

This 2018 Digital Strategy Award Categories and Winners are:

Modern Digital Government Leadership Award – Digital transformation describes a profound change in government activities, processes and/or competencies through a mix of digital technologies. The Modern Digital Government Leadership Award is Granicus’ highest honor of excellence for those leading the way in public sector digital transformation.


Continuous Improvement of Public Services Award – This award recognizes organizations that made significant service improvements to enhance the citizen experience with reduced wait times or new records management to improve internal processes.


Environmental Stewardship Award – This award recognizes organizations that implement environmentally conscious office policies through the use of software, such as reducing paper use and distributing agendas electronically. The Environmental Stewardship Award honors an organization making changes that reduce their carbon footprint.


Excellence in Citizen Engagement Award – A recognition of organizations using digital engagement in creative ways including a unique campaign purpose, effective content and exceptional methods of connecting with citizens. The Excellence in Citizen Engagement Award goes to organizations using digital solutions to reach more people and drive them to action.


Innovator in Chief Award – This award recognizes the individual making a transformational impact on his/her organization through the use of modern technologies, setting an example for other public-sector organizations. The Innovator in Chief award recognizes a government leader who thinks differently, approaches problems and solutions in unique ways, and delivers results.


Website Innovator Award – This award goes to organizations delivering exceptional service and superior value to the people they serve through a modern website. This year’s Website Innovator Award recognizes organizations that have designed and launched websites with the needs of citizens at the forefront, strengthening the relationship between government and citizens.


About Granicus
Granicus provides technology and services that empower government organizations to create seamless digital experiences for the people they serve. By offering the industry’s leading cloud-based solutions for communications, content management, meeting and agenda management, and digital services to over 4,000 public sector organizations, Granicus helps turn government missions into quantifiable realities. Granicus products connect more than 185 million people, creating a powerful network to enhance citizen engagement. By optimizing decision-making processes, Granicus strives to help government see better outcomes and a greater impact for the citizens they serve. For more information, visit granicus.com.

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