Granicus Announces 2017 Digital Strategy Award Winners


Granicus, the largest provider of cloud-based software solutions to government, today announced the recipients of the 2017 Granicus Digital Strategy Awards. These individuals and organizations are being recognized as those that have clearly demonstrated effective and innovative approaches to digital strategy and excellence in key areas including transforming access to services, creative and innovative use of digital tools, and improving citizen engagement.

“The Granicus Digital Strategy Awards honors organizations leading the digital transformation within the public sector,” said Mark Hynes, CEO of Granicus. “From launching a worldwide interactive text platform to keep travelers informed of risks associated with the Zika virus, to revamping local government web platforms to allow citizens to easily apply for permits, these organizations are changing the relationship between government and the people they serve. We are proud to celebrate this year’s Digital Strategy winners and elevate the important work they do for their communities.”

In its eighth year recognizing public sector organizations and individuals, the Granicus Digital Strategy Awards has three new categories including the Environmental Stewardship Award, the Modern Leadership Award and the Transformed Access to Public Services Award.

All government organizations were eligible for participation in the Granicus Digital Strategy Awards. This year’s outstanding organizations and individuals selected for recognition include:

Digital Achievement Award (Capstone) – Granicus’ highest honor of excellence for organizations leading the way in public sector digital outreach and engagement. These organizations are dedicated to cohesive and integrated digital engagement with citizens.


  • Federal Communications Commission (FCC): The FCC has undergone a vast digital transformation in recent years. A major component of that transformation included updating old computer systems to modernize this critical agency.
  • Independence Township, Michigan: Independence Township’s Geospatial Information and Solution Office (GISO) introduced a new mapping platform to help save time and money across the…

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