2011 Awards Archive

October 2011
The Center for Digital Government recently honored Colorado as the winner of its very first annual Cybersecurity Leadership and Innovation Award. The award program recognizes the commitment of government agencies to keep confidential data secure despite evolving threats. The award highlights our state’s early adoption of technology and implementation of processes to mitigate risks and combat security breaches.

October 2011
The Colorado Oil and Gas Commission's eFORM program selected as one of eight national winners of The Council of State Government's Innovation Awards. The award recognizes Colorado for making smart use of technology to deliver services more efficiently and affordably and for helping reduce the average time it takes to get a permit for drilling a well.

June 2011
Jonita LeRoy, OIT Business Development Rep, nominated for a CSIA Apex award in the Champion of the Year category! The prestigious Apex technology awards recognize outstanding accomplishments and leadership by Colorado's technology companies and professionals.

April 2011
Colorado PEAK named to the Class of 2011 Computerworld Honors Program Laureates in the Human Services category! This program recognizes organizations that create and use information technology to promote and advance the public welfare, benefit society, and change the world for the better.

April 2011
InformationWeek names Kristin Russell a "Government CIO 50."

March 2011
Secretary of Technology and State Chief Information Office Kristin Russell is one of five finalists for the Colorado Women's Chamber of Commerce "2011 Athena Award." This award honors the Denver woman who best exemplifies exceptional professional achievement, devotion to community service, and generosity in actively assisting other women in their attainment of professional excellence and leadership skills.