And the outlook suggested by the 2016 survey is as strong as one would expect given the financial growth of the gov tech sector and the public's increasing interest in civic participation.No states received a D or F, and just eight states landed in the C grade range.Just as a school teacher roots for his students, the Center for Digital Government is hopeful every two years that each respondent to its Digital States Survey will astound with reports of their technological feats.Though a competition of sorts, the Digital States Survey is more a showcase of state government's collective technology portfolio.Common trends among the A students were a strong focus on cybersecurity, shared services, cloud computing, IT staffing, budgeting and use of data.But even among the best, there were those who stretched ahead even further to demonstrate to rest of the nation what best practices look like.I think this reflects how critically important ICT has become to government service delivery, and the priority governors and legislators place on it as we continue to come out of recessionary times.More states received an A grade this year than ever before, and the effort states are putting into innovation, collaboration and making sure their investments are well aligned with the priorities of the people they serve has never been higher." States with a solid A grade this year are Michigan, Missouri, Ohio, Utah and Virginia.
"I think it's the value of the partnership that we have with the highway patrol and their IT organization in that we are communicating, we are collaborating from the perspective of what can we assist with versus can they help us out," Kliethermes said.
Strong cross-agency integration and data-driven systems launched across behavioral health, aging and rehabilitation and learning management enable new operational possibilities for the state.
The Virginia Hospital Alerting and Status System integrated with emergency management for the simplified transmission of emergency reports.
A growing number of states fill out the top of the curve compared to surveys past — 20 states earned a grade of B or higher, and a whopping 10 states earned an A or A-.
"The results of the 2016 Digital States Survey are very encouraging," said Todd Sander, executive director of the Center for Digital Government, owned by e. "We did not identify any state trending down with regard to their use of information and communication technology (ICT).
An Automated Traffic Signal Performance Metrics program and Web interface supplies both the department and the public with more than a dozen metrics indicating traffic flow throughout the state, which predicted that its intelligent transportation systems save more than 0 million annually.