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Montgomery Designated as “Tech Savvy” County; Only One Named in Maryland, One of Only Four in USA
The Public Technology Institute (PTI) has designated Montgomery County as a Tech Savvy County in 2014. Montgomery County is one of four local governments in the nation -- and the only County in Maryland -- to be designated as a Tech Savvy jurisdiction during 2014.  Press Release

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Montgomery County Earns Second Place in America’s Top Digital County Competition
Montgomery County has been named America’s 2nd ranked digital county government in the United States by the Center for Digital Government and the National Association of Counties (NACo). Montgomery County received second place honors in the competition for jurisdictions with populations of 500,000 or greater.  Press Release

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Montgomery Ranks Number One in the Nation In 2013 Digital Counties Survey
Montgomery County has been named America’s top digital county government in the United States by the Center for Digital Government and the National Association of Counties (NACo). Montgomery County received first place honors in the competition for jurisdictions with populations of 500,000 or greater. Press Release

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Montgomery County Earns Sixth Place in America’s Top Digital County Competition
Montgomery County has been named America’s 6th ranked digital county government in the United States by the Center for Digital Government and the National Association of Counties (NACo). Montgomery County received sixth place honors in the competition for jurisdictions with populations of 500,000 or greater. Press Release

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National Organization Recognizes Montgomery County As Leader in Application of Web and Social Media Tools
Montgomery County was recognized this week by the Public Technology Institute (PTI) as a leader in the innovative application of Web 2.0 technologies and civic/social media tools. Montgomery County was one of only ten jurisdictions in the U.S. – including one of only two County governments – to be honored with this distinction. Press Release

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Montgomery County Earns 3rd Place in America’s Top Digital County Competition
Montgomery County has been named America’s 3rd ranked digital county government in the United States by the Center for Digital Government and the National Association of Counties (NACo). Montgomery County received third place honors in the competition for jurisdictions with populations of 500,000 or greater. Press Release

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Montgomery County Receives National Recognition for its Web Technology and Social Media Tools
The Public Technology Institute (PTI) and the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation have recognized Montgomery County as a leader in the innovative application of Web 2.0 technologies and civic/social media tools to achieve impressive results in citizen engagement, government accountability and operational efficiencies. Press Release

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Montgomery County’s MC311 Receives Prestigious International Award for Customer Analytics
Montgomery County’s MC311 online and telephone information system has been named the silver winner in the category of Customer Analytics in the 2011 Gartner & 1to1 Media CRM Excellence Awards. Press Release

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Montgomery County's MC311 Receives National Award
Montgomery County’s MC311 online and telephone information system has received a Technology Solutions Award for Telecommunications & Information Technology from the Public Technology Institute.
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Top Honors In 2010 Digital Counties Survey
Montgomery County was named America’s top digital county government by The Center for Digital Government and the National Association of Counties (NACo). Montgomery County received first place honors in the competition for jurisdictions with populations of 500,000 or greater. Press Release

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Top Honors In 2009 Digital Counties Survey
Montgomery County being named one of America’s top digital county governments by The Center for Digital Government and the National Association of Counties (NACo). Montgomery County received second place honors in the competition for jurisdictions with populations of 500,000 or greater. Press Release

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PTI named the County an Innovation Lab
Montgomery County has received national recognition for its implementation of configuration management practices in geographic information systems (GIS) by Public Technology Institute (PTI).  PTI named the County an Innovation Lab -- a “mark of excellence” that recognizes local government for the successful deployment of a technology solution or practice. Press Release

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2008 Digital Counties Survey Winner!
The Center for Digital Government named Montgomery County Government number five out of the top ten counties nationwide in their 2008 Digital Counties Survey. Press Release

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Montgomery County Earns Highest Honor as America's Top Digital County Government in 2007
Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett’s focus on improving County services to residents and enhancing technology has resulted in the County being named America’s top Digital County Government by The Center for Digital Government. Press Release

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Valedictory Report Card: Best E-Government Site!
A recent study of the best state and local government Web sites resulted in the Montgomery County website receiving an A+ as well as the top rating for Top County Web Sites (population over 250,000).  The Report Card was issued by Computerworld Magazine as a result of an in-depth study conducted by the National Policy Research Council.  Press Release

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Montgomery Earns Top Honors in 2006 Digital Counties Survey
Montgomery County has moved into third place this year in an annual ranking of the top-10 most technologically-advanced, cutting-edge county governments in the United States. The ranking was compiled by the Center for Digital Government and the National Association of counties (NACo). Press Release

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2005 Digital Counties Survey Winner!
The Center for Digital Government named Montgomery County Government number five out of the top ten counties nationwide in their 2005 Digital Counties Survey. Press Release

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Winner of 2005 Best of the Web Awards

  • 1st Place Winner: Juvenile Justice Information System
  • 1st Place Winner eSubscription System
  • Honorable Mention: On-line Financial Disclosure System
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2004 Top Pick! For the Third year in a row, MuniNetGuide.com designated the Montgomery County Government Web site as a “Top Pick” of 2004. MuniNetGuide.com is a leading national web site covering municipal-related content on the Internet. Press Release

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Top-10 Digital County Governments Winner! Montgomery County Government was named by the Center for Digital Government and National Association of Counties (NACo) as a winner of their 2004 Digital Counties Survey, a national survey sponsored by SAP, a proud supporter of all local governments in the United States.

In April, all counties in the United States were invited to participate in the survey, which consisted of 17 questions that focused on how county governments are applying information technology to effectively deliver services to their citizens. The survey grouped counties into four population categories: 500,000 or more; 250,000-499,999; 150,000-249,999; and less than 150,000.

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2003 Top Pick! For the second year in a row, MuniNetGuide.com designated the Montgomery County Government Web site as a “Top Pick” of 2003. MuniNetGuide.com is a leading national web site covering municipal-related content on the Internet.

MuniNet selected 14 websites based on their comprehensiveness, the opportunities for interaction between residents and government, and the quality of the information provided. MuniNet described Montgomery County’s site as having “a comprehensive web portal that provides one-stop shopping for news, information and County services.” Press Release

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2003 Best of the Web! Montgomery County’s Web site captured first place nationwide for a county government portal page in the Center for Digital Government’s 2003 Best of the Web Awards. The Center for Digital Government is an international research and advisory institute on information technology in government and education.

 

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2003 NATOA Government Programming Award Winner! The National Association of Telecommunications Officers and Advisors (NATOA) awards Montgomery County top honors for excellence in broadcast, cable, and electronic programming developed by a municipal agency.

City or County Web Site, Second Place, “Montgomery County, MD Web Site—www.montgomerycountymd.gov”

Government Access Station Web Site, Honorable Mention, “County Cable Montgomery Web Site”

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2003 E-Gov Pioneer Award! Montgomery County is one of only two counties nationwide to earn top honors in the fifth annual E-Gov Awards Ceremony. Sponsored by Accenture, the award recognizes agencies that have developed solutions for improving electronic government delivery, as well as exemplary achievements in E-Government and higher education service delivery. The County earned the Pioneer Award - the top tier of the winning categories - for its Web Portal Consolidation, which combines interactive programs and services with useful information in one easy-to-navigate site. Press Release

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2002 Top Pick! MuniNetGuide.com -- an online guide and directory to web sites for state, county and local governments names Montgomery County government’s new web site a 2002 Top Pick in its sixth annual tribute to web sites that stand out among their peers. Press Release

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2002 E-Gov Trailblazer Award! The fourth annual E-Gov Awards recognizes public sector professionals who have developed innovative E-Government programs that increase productivity, save limited public resources, and improve the quality, timeliness, and accuracy of citizen services.

 

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2002 eGovernance Award of Distinction (Silver)! This prestigious award by the National Academy of Public Administration recognizes Montgomery County's commitment to using information processing and communication technology to create alternative delivery channels for government information and services.

 

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2002 Local Government Innovator Award! Accenture and MIT presents their third annual Digital Government Awards to winners in six categories chosen by scholars and thought leaders in government best practices and information technology. These awards, with winners chosen from 125 finalists, provide a picture of some of the e-government best practices developed and implemented in the past year. 

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2001 Best of the Web! Second Place Winner for best local government Web site in the nation.


 

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