The Technology Services Department with the City and County of Denver strives to be a leader in all areas of technology in the public sector. Here you will find just a few examples of how our efforts are being recognized across the country while we make Denver one of the leaders nationwide in using technology to make government run more smoothly.
The Adobe Government Creativity Awards celebrates the talent and effort of creative, scientific and design professionals who are pushing the envelope of design in the Public Sector to serve and engage citizens, communities, and each other. Denvergov.org and Pocketgov were both honored in the 2017/2018 showcase. Denvorgov.org won in the Interactive - Web Design category and pocketgov was a finalist in the Interactive - Mobile App category.
The Digital Cities Survey is conducted annually. Award-winning cities, towns, villages, and consolidated city/county governments are invited to in the survey, which examines overall technology programs and plans of the city. Winners of this survey award show a commitment to excellence in providing the best technology for engaging their citizens with technology and cutting edge applications.
The City and County of Denver has been recognized for the ways in which it connects with residents in the digital space, taking home first place in Overall City Government Experience in 2017. The Government Experience awards recognizes the achievements and best practices of states, cities, and counties that have gone to the web and beyond to radically improve the experience of government and push the boundaries of how citizen services are delivered.
A top 5 finish in 2013 for the City Portal Category put Denver at the forefront of government websites in the Nation. After the implementation of our Web Content Management System, the city won first place - becoming the nation's model.
The Stevie® Awards are the world's premier business awards. They were created in 2002 to honor and generate public recognition of the achievements and positive contributions of organizations and working professionals worldwide. In short order the Stevie has become one of the world's most coveted prizes.
There are seven Stevie Awards programs, each with its own focus, list of categories, and schedule.
EffectiveUI and the City & County of Denver were honored with a Gold Stevie® Award for best app design, with pocketgov, in the business/government category at the 14th Annual American Business Awards.