2016 FedScoop50 Awards

NOMINATIONS NOW CLOSED!

Award Categories

Golden Gov

For the visionary leader that implements innovative ideas, inspires others to get on board and has impact on not only their agency, but also our community and the country.

Federal Leadership

For the federal leader helping their agency implement new technologies, strategies and IT programs to lower the cost of government while making government more innovative, agile and effective.

Industry Leadership

For the private sector leader driving change by being a valued partner to government and leading teams that help agencies work smarter and lower costs.

Disruptor of the Year

Leading innovators not afraid to challenge conventional wisdom and shake up the status quo.

Cybersecurity Leader of the Year

For the Cybersecurity leader paving the way in Cybersecurity innovation and constantly looking for the best ways to keep our information safe.

Tech Champion of the Year

For the leaders whose passion for tech made us all think outside of the box.

Most Inspiring Up & Comer

Young leaders who did exceptional IT work this year and made you think, “They’ll be running the show someday.”.

Innovation of the Year

Technologies implemented this year that may have been unfathomable until recently.

Tech Program of the Year

The best examples of influential tech programs that have led to cost savings, efficiencies and partnerships between agencies.

2016 FedScoop50 Awards

NOMINATIONS NOW CLOSED!

Nomination Guidelines

The 2016 FedScoop 50 Awards nominations are now open! Nominate and recognize your candidate for their achievements and contributions to the government IT community.

Each year, the FedScoop 50 Awards honor the best and the brightest who make the federal government more efficient and effective. These awards allow us to celebrate the outstanding achievements of our peers and acknowledge their tireless efforts to make a positive impact in the government community and in public service.

Individuals: Accomplishments should have occurred between September 2015 - present
Programs: Nominated programs must be current government programs

Important Deadlines

Nominations: Tuesday, June 28 – Monday, August 8

Voting: Monday, August 15 – Friday, September 16

Winners Announced: Tuesday, October 4

2016 FedScoop50 Awards

The 2016 FedScoop 50 Awards nominations are now open! Nominate and recognize your candidate for their achievements and contributions to the government IT community.

Each year, the FedScoop 50 Awards honor the best and the brightest who make the federal government more efficient and effective. These awards allow us to celebrate the outstanding achievements of our peers and acknowledge their tireless efforts to make a positive impact in the government community and in public service.

Click on a photo to learn more about the achievements of each nominee.

Award Categories

Tech Champion of the Year

For the leaders whose passion for tech made us all think outside of the box.

Randy Abramson
Randy Abramson
Director, Digital Audio/Video Products & Strategy, BBG
Beth Angerman
Beth Angerman
Executive Director, Unified Shared Services Management, GSA
Debbie Brodt-Giles
Debbie Brodt-Giles
Digital Assets Supervisor, National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Dept. of Energy
Sheila Campbell
Sheila Campbell
Director of Digital Integration, Peace Corps
Mikey Dickerson
Mikey Dickerson
Administrator, U.S. Digital Service
Sarah Fahden
Sarah Fahden
Associate Chief, Verification Program, Systems Development Division, DHS
Matt Goodrich
Matt Goodrich
Director, FedRAMP
Kevin Greene
Kevin Greene
Program Manager, Software Quality Assurance Tools, Science & Technology Directorate Cyber Security Division, DHS
Joshua Holcomb
Joshua Holcomb
Unit Chief, CJIS, FBI
Kristen Honey
Kristen Honey
Policy Advisor, OSTP , Executive Office of the President
Michael Huerta
Michael Huerta
Administrator, FAA
Will Hurd
Will Hurd
Chair, IT Subcommittee for House Oversight & Government Reform, U.S. Congress
Lisa LaPlant
Lisa LaPlant
FDsys/govinfo Program Manager, GPO
Jim McLaughlin
Jim McLaughlin
Executive Director, OIT TASPD, CBP/DHS
Gary Peters
Gary Peters
D-MI, U.S. Senate
Todd Simpson
Todd Simpson
CIO, FDA
Lee Smith
Lee Smith
Branch Chief, Secretary of State's Mobile Communications Team, Dept. of State
Jian Wang
Jian Wang
Chief Engineer, IRS

Most Inspiring Up & Comer

Young leaders who did exceptional IT work this year and made you think, “They’ll be running the show someday.”.

Shawn Arnwine
Shawn Arnwine
Digital Service, Dept. of Veterans Affairs
Aidan Cleary
Aidan Cleary
Acting Sr. Advisor to the Executive Director of IT Operations, TSA
Michelle Earley
Michelle Earley
USAJOBS Program Manager, Employee Service IT PM, OPM
Melissa Kaminin
Melissa Kaminin
Sr. Manager, IRS
Ethan Kane
Ethan Kane
Business Systems Manager, APHIS/USDA
Connie Lee
Connie Lee
BD-STEP Director, Dept. of Veterans Affairs
Ashley Mahan
Ashley Mahan
Cloud Evangelist, FedRAMP
Lisa McLane
Lisa McLane
Senior Advisor, OCIO, Dept. of Treasury
Thomas Mills
Thomas Mills
Supervisory IT Specialist, CBP/DHS
Kaschit Pandya
Kaschit Pandya
Director, Infrastructure Services Division, IRS
Anthony Panza
Anthony Panza
IT Project Manager, IRS
Darryl Peek
Darryl Peek
Director of Operations, OCTO, DHS
Akanksha Sharma
Akanksha Sharma
Enterprise Platforms Lead, GSA
Randy Soper
Randy Soper
Senior Analyst, Mission Analytics, Defense Intelligence Agency
Vincent Sritapan
Vincent Sritapan
Program Manager, Mobile Security Research & Development, DHS
Andrew Stroup
Andrew Stroup
Head of Tech & Product, Presidential Innovation Fellows

Innovation of the Year

Technologies implemented this year that may have been unfathomable until recently.

18F Micropurchase Platform
18F Micropurchase Platform
18F
Automated Indicator Sharing
Automated Indicator Sharing
DHS
Census Business Builder
Census Business Builder
Census Bureau
Commerce Data Usability Program
Commerce Data Usability Program
Dept. of Commerce
Digital Briefing Book
Digital Briefing Book
Enterprise Content Management, Dept. of Treasury
Distributed Environment for Critical Infrastructure Decision-making Exercises (DECIDE)
Distributed Environment for Critical Infrastructure Decision-making Exercises (DECIDE)
DHS
Homeland Security Information Network (HSIN) Exchange
Homeland Security Information Network (HSIN) Exchange
DHS
IRS Bring Your Own Device
IRS Bring Your Own Device
IRS
Making Income Data Accessible as a Service (MIDAAS)
Making Income Data Accessible as a Service (MIDAAS)
Census Bureau
myUSCIS
myUSCIS
DHS
Publication Linking Feature of GPO's govinfo
Publication Linking Feature of GPO's govinfo
GPO

Tech Program of the Year

The best examples of influential tech programs that have led to cost savings, efficiencies and partnerships between agencies.

Agricultural Risk Management System
Agricultural Risk Management System
APHIS/USDA
Applied Proteogenomics OrganizationaL Learning and Outcomes (APOLLO) Network
Applied Proteogenomics OrganizationaL Learning and Outcomes (APOLLO) Network
NCI/NIH
Automotive Cyber-Physical Systems Program
Automotive Cyber-Physical Systems Program
DHS
Biomedical Research Informatics Computing System (BRICS)
Biomedical Research Informatics Computing System (BRICS)
CIT/NIH
CARPOL Program
CARPOL Program
APHIS/USDA
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Wireless Communications Services Management Program
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Wireless Communications Services Management Program
CDC
Commerce Data Academy
Commerce Data Academy
Dept. of Commerce
Congress.gov
Congress.gov
Library of Congress
Cybersecurity Advisor Program
Cybersecurity Advisor Program
DHS
Desktop to Datacenter (D2D)
Desktop to Datacenter (D2D)
Defense Health Agency
Disaster Assistance Improvement Program (DAIP)
Disaster Assistance Improvement Program (DAIP)
FEMA
ERA 2.0 Team
ERA 2.0 Team
NARA
ETA IT Services
ETA IT Services
ETA/Dept. of Labor
Exemplar
Exemplar
DHS
FDsys and govinfo
FDsys and govinfo
GPO
Homeland Security Information Network (HSIN)
Homeland Security Information Network (HSIN)
DHS
ICE TECS Modernization (ICM)
ICE TECS Modernization (ICM)
ICE/DHS
Information Technology Program Management (ITPM) Development Track Program
Information Technology Program Management (ITPM) Development Track Program
DHS
IRS IT FS2017 Team
IRS IT FS2017 Team
IRS
Linking the Oil and Gas Industry to Improve Cybersecurity
Linking the Oil and Gas Industry to Improve Cybersecurity
DHS
Open Source Data Layer and Services
Open Source Data Layer and Services
CIA
Pesticide Submission Portal
Pesticide Submission Portal
EPA
Quality Payment Program (QPP)
Quality Payment Program (QPP)
CMS/HHS
The SBIR Program: America's Seed Fund
The SBIR Program: America's Seed Fund
Cross-Agency Initiative/SBA-OII
U.S. Decennial Census (2020)
U.S. Decennial Census (2020)
Census Bureau
Workplace.gov Community Cloud (WC2)
Workplace.gov Community Cloud (WC2)
Dept. of Treasury
Your Pass Now (YPN)
Your Pass Now (YPN)
National Park Service

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