OLATHE, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--NIC Inc. (Nasdaq: EGOV), the dominant provider of digital government services, congratulates its government partners for being honored among the StateScoop 50 for making state government more efficient and effective.
The StateScoop 50 awards honor the top innovators, innovative initiatives, and up-and-coming leaders in state and local government. Winners were recognized during the National Association of State Chief Information Officers midyear conference on April 22 in Baltimore.
Among this year’s recipients, NIC Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board Harry Herington was recognized with an Industry Leadership award for being a pioneer driving change in government IT with unique solutions. As a founder of NIC, Mr. Herington has led the Company through many digital government firsts. He always encourages employees to be innovative, to put citizens and businesses first and to improve government interactions.
“Congratulations to all of our state government partners that were honored with a StateScoop 50 award,” said Robert Knapp, NIC’s Chief Operating Officer. “Our teams are proud and honored to work with government officials who are committed to developing innovative government services and making every government interaction accessible to all. I am also proud of our CEO, Harry Herington, for his recognition. His leadership, mentorship and passion for digital government truly makes him deserving of the Industry Leadership Award.”
The following solutions developed by NIC teams and their government partners were recognized in the State IT Innovation of the Year category:
- Gov2Go National Rollout
- Louisiana Alexa Driver’s Test
- Maryland Business Express Portal
- MISSI — Official Chatbot for the State of Mississippi
- Nebraska State Patrol
- New Jersey Outdoors Campground Reservations
- Oregon Government Ethics Commission
- Utah Practice Driver License Platform
NIC also congratulates all state government partners that were awarded in the following categories: State Executive of the Year, State Leadership of the Year, State Up & Comer and State Cybersecurity Leader.
The StateScoop 50 awards recipients were selected in a nationwide voting process by members of the state and local government IT community. StateScoop is a division of Scoop News Group and features the latest leaders and innovators, news and events in state and local government technology.
NIC Inc. (Nasdaq: EGOV) is the nation’s premier provider of innovative digital government solutions and secure payment processing, which help make government interactions more accessible for everyone through technology. The family of NIC companies has developed a library of more than 13,000 digital government services for more than 6,000 federal, state, and local government agencies. Among these solutions is the ground-breaking personal assistant for government, Gov2Go, delivering citizens personalized reminders and a single platform for all government interactions. More information is available at www.egov.com.