FY13 Awards Archive

June 2013 
The Denver Business Journal (DBJ) names Kristin D. Russell as the public/non-profit CIO of the Year in the Public/Non-Profit category. The CIO of the Year awards recognize local technology leaders who achieve company goals, develop their teams and give back to the community. The four winners are selected by the Colorado chapter of the Society for Information Management (SIM).

June 2013
Colorado receives the 2013 Informatica Innovation Award for OIT's work on the RISE Link Project and "for its use of the Informatica Platform to maximize return on data by delivering benefits beyond IT."

June 2013
OIT is honored as a Finalist in the 2013 Computerworld Honors Program. OIT received this prestigious award in the Collaboration category for its implementation of the Colorado Information Marketplace, one piece of which is data.colorado.gov. This category "[r]ecognizes organizations for the innovative use of IT to promote knowledge-sharing and enable collaboration that results in measurable economic, social, environmental or innovation gains."

April 2013
In recognition of OIT's work on the RISE Link project, the State of Colorado was announced as a finalist in the Data Quality, Master Data Management (MDM), and Megatrend: Big Data categories of the 2013 Informatica Innovation Awards. Winners will be announced in June.

February 2013
Congratulations to Kristin Russell on being named one of Government Technology's Top 25 Doers, Dreamers & Drivers for 2013! This award recognizes visionaries in the public sector for their innovations in improving and strengthening government services.

February 2013
Monica Coughlin, Director of IT Economic Development & Broadband Strategy, and Jessica Roe, Chief Communications Officer, were selected as honorees in the Denver Business Journal's Forty Under 40 awards. This annual award recognizes 40 dynamic up and coming leaders under the age of 40 for their business success and contributions to the community.

October 2012 
The Center for Digital Government has released the results of the rigorous 2012 Digital States Survey and Colorado is at the front of the pack! With a B+ rating, Colorado is among the top 16 states receiving high marks for their use of digital technologies to improve service delivery, increase capacity, change cost structures and reach policy goals. 

September 2012 
Kristin Russell was named a 2012 Top 10 Breakaway Leader by Global CIO Executive Summit. This prestigious peer nominated and judged award recognizes CIOs from across the globe for their leadership in elevating their people, partners and business. Click here for a list of all award recipients and quotes from their own executives.

August 2012 
The Colorado Eligibility Application Kit (PEAK) was a winner of the Digital Government Achievement Awards (in the Government-to-Citizen state government category). This national award from e.Republic’s Center for Digital Government recognizes and highlights outstanding applications that are enabling government to operate more efficiently.