Louisiana has received a “B” in the recent 2010 Digital States Survey, a comprehensive examination of state government technology practices conducted by the Center for Digital Government, the research and advisory division of eRepublic, publisher of Government Technology.
The announcement Tuesday, Sept. 21, revealed those four states were the only recipients of “A” or “A-minus” grades in the survey, which is conducted every two years. The survey which is conducted every two years concluded that Michigan and Utah received the highest scores. Conversely, only three states – Idaho, Indiana and South Carolina -- received “C-minus” grades, the lowest given among the 50 states.
In addition to the overall grades, top finishers were announced in each category:
Adaptive Leadership – Georgia
Enterprise ICT (information and communications technology) – Michigan
Public Safety – Tennessee
Health and Human Services – Utah
Commerce, Labor and Tax – Utah
Finance and Administration – Utah
Energy and Transportation – Oregon
Citizen Engagement – California