CLEARWATER - Projects from Pinellas County Business and Technology Services were honored in five categories of the Public Technology Institute’s 2013-2014 Technology Solutions Awards.
The county’s Enterprise Wi-Fi was a winner in the IT and Telecommunications category. Wi-Fi access is available in approximately 800 access points across 99 Pinellas County government buildings.
The county’s eGIS Maps and Apps and its hurricane preparedness Know Your Zone evacuation level lookup were honored as significant achievements in the Geospatial Information Systems and Public Safety Technology categories.
Receiving honorable mention were the Spending in the Sunshine government transparency dashboard in the Data and Performance Metrics category and the Pinellas Mobile App, a new mobile reporting tool for nonemergency issues, in the Web Management and E-Government category.
Recipients of technology solutions awards are chosen by an independent panel of judges, with local government submissions separated by population categories. For more information, visit the Public Technology Institute website at www.pti.org.