PloneGov : Newport News wins the 2008 Havlick award
Newport News, a 180.000 inhabitants city of Virginia (USA), is the leader of the Open e-Gov open source project, one of PloneGov subcommunities. Following Paris, Lisbon, Brussels and Dublin, this new award becomes the 5th nomination in less than a year for the PloneGov initiative and collaborating Public Organizations.
The Open eGov project was recognized by the Alliance for Innovation as the winner of the 4th Annual J. Robert Havlick Award for Innovation in Local Government Award. 82 submissions were received by the Alliance for innovation for these two prestigious awards, which are presented annually to further encourage innovation and recognize excellence in local government.