WASHINGTON, April 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Government Executive Media Group today announced nineteen finalists for its 2010 Nextgov Awards, a new program designed to recognize federal professionals who have created innovative programs, policies or management practices that rely on technology to improve government operations.
The Nextgov Awards are produced by Nextgov.com, the technology-focused online publication of Government Executive Media Group. Launched in 2008, Nextgov.com is now the #1 federal technology web site as measured in total visits per month as well as readership among federal managers.(1)
A complete list of the finalists is available at www.nextgov.com/nextgov_awards/awards_honorees.php.
"We have been overwhelmed at the volume and quality of the nominations we received, especially given that this is our inaugural year for the Nextgov Awards," commented Allan Holmes, Executive Editor for Nextgov. "The nineteen finalists selected by our expert judges have all overcome bureaucratic resistance in deploying technology to advance government and we are honored to tell their stories as part of this program."
Finalists for the Nextgov Awards will be honored at a special luncheon to be held on May 27, 2010 at Gov 2.0 Expo in Washington, D.C. At this event, Nextgov will also announce the winners of the 2010 Nextgov Awards. More information on this event and the overall awards program is available at www.nextgov.com/awards.
Nextgov.com is the #1 federal technology web site, attracting more visitors than any web site dedicated to the federal technology community.(1) Nextgov.com is designed as a meeting place for government and industry managers to share insights on deploying IT successfully to achieve agency missions. The Nextgov.com community is lead by Executive Editor Allan Holmes and features exclusive reporting by leading technology journalists such as Bob Brewin. Visit www.Nextgov.com.
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(1) Compete.com, 2010 & Market Connections, Inc. Federal Media Habits Study, 2009-2010.
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