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City of Des MoinesIn its 10th annual USA Digital Cities Survey the Center for Digital Government ranks Des Moines, Iowa in 10th place for cities of its size. The designation recognizes Des Moines government for its information technology policies and best practices in state and local government.

The survey recognizes municipalities that successfully incorporate information technology into operations to better serve constituents and businesses. Recognized cities have continued to realize operational objectives despite financial challenges, strategically investing to maximize dollars and effectively conduct the business of government.

Des Moines tied for the 10th place with Santa Clarita, California. It’s been five years since Des Moines made the list. The last time was 2005 when it ranked 5th. Des Moines had ranked first, second or third in the first four annual surveys.

The 2010 Digital Cities Survey was underwritten by AT&T; Cisco; EMC; Hyland Software, developers of OnBase; McAfee; and Microsoft.

The survey winners will be honored at a special awards ceremony in Denver, Colorado on December 2nd.

Bob Pauls writes regularly for There’s More to Technology… on appropriate technology and computers in business, education, and community development. Follow Bob on Twitter @desmoinestech. E-mail him a: …..Click Here…..@dsmtechsupport.com


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