Des Plaines, IL (April 25, 2012) - URISA, the Association for GIS Professionals, has extended the deadline for the Exemplary Systems in Government (ESIG) Awards. All submissions are now due Monday, May 21, 2012.
The awards recognize exceptional achievements in the application of geospatial information technology that have improved the delivery and quality of government services.
Applications may be submitted in two categories, Single Process and Enterprise Systems:
SINGLE PROCESS SYSTEMS - Systems in this category are outstanding and working examples of applying information system technology to automate a specific SINGLE process or operation involving one department or sub-unit of an agency. The system application results in extended and/or improved government services that are more efficient and/or save money.
ENTERPRISE SYSTEMS - Systems in this category are outstanding and working examples of using information systems technology in a multi-department environment as part of an integrated process. These systems exemplify effective use of technology yielding widespread improvements in the process(es) and/or service(s) involved and/or cost savings to the organization.
Winners in each category will be recognized during GIS-Pro 2012: URISA's 50th Annual Conference, September 30-October 4, 2012 in Portland, Oregon.
For more information or to review past submissions from winning systems, visit http://www.urisa.org/esig or call (847) 824-6300.
Jeni Griffith, Education Manager, URISA