“e.Republic’s Center for Digital Government and Digital Communities Program recently announced the top-ranked digital city governments in the 10thanniversary Digital Cities Survey. The survey focused on results achieved by cities, via the use of technology, in operating efficiencies and realizing strategic objectives despite current fiscal constraints.“Cities that are investing in technology are capturing cost savings that are critical to continuity of operations and their ability to meet higher demand for services,” said Todd Sander, director of Digital Communities. “The highest-ranking cities in the survey showed great strides in consolidating and enabling shared services, government transparency and communications interoperability. We applaud these innovators as they work in the spirit of collaboration to provide extraordinary value to constituents despite budget setbacks.”The survey was open to all U.S. cities with a population of 30,000 or more.” (source: Digital Communities)
By J Fowler on November 11, 2011
Lynchburg City ranked as one of the top digital city governments in the nation for the 8th consecutive year. This year they ranked 2nd in the 75,000 – 124,999 population range with Roseville, California taking 1st in the same category. Roanoke also made the top 10 tying Westminster, Colorado for 8th place.
Read more at the News & Advance and at the Digital Cities Survey.