Printed on October 12, 2023
The Metropolis of Gainesville web site has been named each the 2023 Web site of the 12 months, and the Individuals’s Alternative Winner, of the 13th Annual Digital Government Awards by Granicus, a number one supplier of presidency expertise software program providers and options.
Town launched its redesigned web site in June 2022, refreshing and reorganizing content material for customers on a brand new, user-friendly platform that’s absolutely suitable with cellular gadgets and tablets. The web site options improved accessibility for the visually impaired and the power to translate its webpages into 9 international languages.
Information collected via consumer surveys present 73 p.c of holiday makers discover data with ease, and 68 p.c discover the web site simple to navigate.
“I’m very happy with the work of our Communications employees,” mentioned Gainesville Metropolis Supervisor Cynthia W. Curry. “It’s critical for our neighbors to have a useful, on-line useful resource to simply discover details about town’s many providers, packages and conferences.”
This yr’s Digital Authorities Awards span seven award classes: Changemaker, Group Engagement, Buyer Expertise, Digital Transformation, Operational Effectivity, Belief & Transparency, and Web site of the 12 months.
“The Granicus Digital Authorities Awards exhibit governments’ dedication to digital transformation and repair supply to their constituents,” mentioned Gabriele “G” Masili, chief buyer officer of Granicus. “We’re impressed by their efforts.”
Sunnyvale, CA earned second place within the Web site of the 12 months class. Third place was awarded to Grand Prairie, TX, adopted by runners up: Fairfield, CA; Ft. Lauderdale; Washington State Division of Well being; Olathe, KS; Hennepin County Sheriff’s Workplace; Los Angeles County Government Workplace of the Board; and the USPS Workplace of Inspector Basic. The honorees will probably be featured on the digital Digital Transformation Summit Oct. 25.