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25th Annual GCN Award Winners Announcement


(Vienna, VA, August 22, 2012) - GCN is pleased to announce the ten government IT projects that have been chosen to receive a 2012 GCN Award for IT achievement.

2012 GCN Award Winners:

Texas Permitting and Routing Optimizing System - The Texas Department of Motor Vehicles

Supertracker – USDA Food Nutrition and Consumer Services

Arlington National Cemetery Explorer – Arlington National Cemetery

Multi-Domain Dissemination System – Defense Intelligence Agency

Global Logistics Modernization with Federated Private Cloud – U.S. Marine Corps

Department of Defense Enterprise E-mail – Defense Information Systems Agency

Pension System Resumption (PSR) Recovery Project – California Public Employees' Retirement System (CalPERS)

National Broadband Map – Federal Communications Commission/National Telecommunication and Information Administration

Virtual Remote Interpreting Initiative – Ninth Judicial Circuit of Florida

DHS Common Operating Picture – U.S. Department of Homeland Security


The GCN Awards recognize federal and state & local government teams for extraordinary IT accomplishments and significant contributions to the performance of their agencies.

"This year's GCN Award winners showed how innovative Public Sector IT teams are, especially when confronted with a challenge, be it a public emergency or budget crunch." said Paul McCloskey, Editor-in-Chief, GCN, "This year's winning projects ranged from massive enterprise turnarounds to those demanding swift but near-flawless execution. All together, this year's winners showed a creative, entrepreneurial drive to succeed."

The 2012 Rising Star award recipients were also recently announced. They represent public and private sector employees that have made an early - and substantive - mark in the government technology community.

2012 Rising Stars: Lisa R. Alferieff – TCG; Kimberly R. Allred – Department of State; Stephen N. Ander – Gallup; Benjamin Black – Department of Homeland Security; Christine Calvosa – USDA; Joseph E. Corcoran – Govplace; Tara M. Miner – Department of Army; Chris W. Ogden – Creative Computing Solutions; Shayla B. Parker – U.S. Army; Kevin J. Rosapep – National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency; Pawan P. Singh – Deloitte; Haley Van Dyck – Office of Management and Budget

Agency award winners and Rising Stars will be profiled in the October issue of the award-winning GCN magazine and on GCN.com. They will be honored at the 25th Annual GCN Awards Gala, Wednesday, October 24th at the Ritz-Carlton in Tyson's Corner, VA.

Now in its 25th year, the GCN Awards Gala is one of the public sector IT community’s most anticipated and prestigious events.

For more information about this year’s winners and the honorable mentions category, please visit: http://gcn.com/awards2012

For more information on attending or sponsoring the gala, please visit: http://gcn.com/gala


About GCN
GCN is the trusted source for Public Sector IT managers providing technology assessments, recommendations, and case studies. It boasts the largest total circulation of Public Sector IT with 100,000 subscribers and has over 360,000 page views a month. Reaching federal, state and local government agencies, GCN delivers a unique editorial viewpoint addressing the common challenges faced at every level of government. www.GCN.com


About 1105 Government Information Group
1105 Government Information Group, a division of 1105 Media, Inc., is the leading provider of integrated information and media for the government information technology market. A comprehensive portfolio of print, online, event, custom media and research products serves the information needs of the government IT buying team—agency executives, program managers, IT managers and systems integrators—across all segments of federal and state and local government. Flagship news and information brands include FCW, GCN, Defense Systems, Federal Daily, and Washington Technology. www.1105govinfo.com