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Department of IT receives Top 10 Ranking in the 2015 Digital Counties Survey



Cleveland – The Center for Digital Government has recognized Cuyahoga County as one of the top ten counties with populations of 500,000 or more for IT strategies and accomplishments.

“Our County’s Information Technology services help improve the lives of our residents. IT enhances our ability to bring health and human services to our citizens, to enhance the services provided by our city partners, and to save money for our taxpayers,” said Cuyahoga County Executive Armond Budish. “Being recognized on a national level is a great accomplishment and I applaud our Department of Information Technology for their hard work and dedication. This award is a testament to our commitment to ensuring that our staff and residents have access to the most efficient tools necessary for day to day operations.”

The Cuyahoga County Department of Information Technology was recognized for the following areas:
  • Infrastructure and IT Staff Consolidation efforts
  • Regional IT Shared Services
  • GIS Data and Applications
  • Cyber Security Efforts 
  • Mobility Services within Health and Human Services
  • Upcoming ERP project & business intelligence

"The Department of IT has worked extremely hard to improve upon its services to Cuyahoga County,” said Jeff Mowry, Chief Information Officer, Cuyahoga County. “It is an honor to be nationally recognized by the Center for Digital Government and the National Association of Counties (NACo) for all of our hard work"

The annual survey recognizes leading examples of counties using technology to improve services and boost efficiencies. With close to 3000 applicants, Cuyahoga County was the only county recognized from the State of Ohio. This is the first time that Cuyahoga County has been recognized for this award.

The award was presented to the Cuyahoga County Department of Information Technology during the National Association of Counties (NACO) 80th Annual Conference and Exposition.