Governor Lamont Declares Connecticut Receives Nationwide Recognition for Digital Authorities Excellence
Heart for Digital Authorities Offers Connecticut an Total Grade of A- and Third Place Citing Management and Collaboration
(HARTFORD, CT) – Governor Ned Lamont immediately introduced that the Heart for Digital Authorities has given Connecticut nationwide recognition for its ongoing digital authorities efforts, awarding the state with a grade of A- and rating it third within the nation for data expertise management. The popularity was included as a part of the group’s 2022 Digital States Survey.
Governor Lamont has made it a precedence throughout his administration to construct an all-digital state authorities that gives Connecticut’s residents and companies with the instruments essential to digitally join with companies administered by the state.
“I’m happy with the work by our state staff and businesses as they modernize companies for residents,” Governor Lamont stated. “Connecticut is as soon as once more being nationally acknowledged for cross-agency collaborations and management as we proceed our all-digital authorities efforts. Our Bureau of Info Know-how Options crew, as a part of the Division of Administrative Providers, works extremely arduous with state businesses to enhance companies for Connecticut residents. Being acknowledged on a nationwide degree continues to remind us of what we already know – Connecticut has the very best state workforce within the nation.”
The grade of A- displays a state whose expertise leaders are utilizing “very robust innovation, excessive performing options, and have utilized wonderful practices in all elements of operations, governance and administration,” in line with Teri Takai, senior vice chairman of the Heart for Digital Authorities. Since its inception 25 years in the past, the biennial e-survey has helped benchmark state authorities use of digital applied sciences to enhance service supply, improve capability, and attain coverage objectives.
Within the Heart for Digital Authorities’s 2022 Class Awards, Connecticut acquired third place for exemplary work in management, which acknowledges Connecticut’s data expertise optimization technique and enhancements to working relationships, planning, insurance policies and collaborations with businesses.
“The optimization of the state’s IT infrastructure into one bureau – BITS – beneath the Division of Administrative Providers has given state businesses entry to deeply proficient IT employees and sources,” Connecticut Division of Administrative Providers Commissioner Michelle Gilman stated. “The outcomes of IT optimization have and can proceed to boost alternatives for our state staff and make authorities companies extra accessible to Connecticut residents. I’m extremely happy with our BITS crew for his or her nationwide recognition and stay up for furthering our all-digital authorities journey.”
“Persevering with to be acknowledged as a nationwide chief in modernizing authorities companies is a testomony to our devoted staff and collaborations throughout businesses,” Connecticut Chief Info Officer Mark Raymond stated. “Whether or not it’s making it simpler to do enterprise within the state, renewing a driver’s license on-line, or different accessibility enhancements, digital companies ease authorities interactions, put individuals first, and supply experiences Connecticut residents come to anticipate of their on-line transactions.”
A list of all 50 states and their grades are revealed on the Heart for Digital Authorities’s web site at www.centerdigitalgov.com.
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