The selection of winners was exceptionally difficult due to the outstanding quality of all nineteen finalists
Washington, DC (Vocus) June 3, 2010
Government Executive Media Group announced eight winners of the 2010 Nextgov Awards in front of a capacity luncheon audience last Friday at the Washington Convention Center. The Nextgov Awards Luncheon honored all nineteen finalists for the awards and featured remarks by Blair Levin, former director of the FCC Broadband Task Force.
The Nextgov Awards are designed to recognize federal professionals who have created innovative programs, policies or management practices that rely on technology to improve government operations. The awards program is produced by Nextgov.com, the technology-focused online publication of Government Executive Media Group.
“The selection of winners was exceptionally difficult due to the outstanding quality of all nineteen finalists," remarked Allan Holmes, Executive Editor for Nextgov. “Nextgov is honored to have the opportunity to recognize the creativity and courage all of these individuals demonstrated in conceiving and successfully driving new ideas to advance government.”
The inaugural winners of the Nextgov Award are as follows:
Anita Kelly Bible
Social Security Administration
Homeland Security Department
Joint Forces Command
More information on all of the finalists, including descriptions of their accomplishments, is available at http://www.nextgov.com/nextgov_awards/awards_honorees.php.
The 2010 Nextgov Awards program was underwritten by IBM, MarkLogic, Merlin, TMP Government and Red Hat.
Nextgov.com is the #1 federal technology web site, attracting more visitors than any web site dedicated to the federal technology community.* Nextgov.com is designed as a meeting place for government and industry managers to share insights on deploying IT successfully to achieve agency missions. The Nextgov.com community is lead by Executive Editor Allan Holmes and features exclusive reporting by leading technology journalists such as Bob Brewin. Visit http://www.Nextgov.com.
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*Compete.com, 2010 & Market Connections, Inc. Federal Media Habits Study, 2009-2010.