Loudoun County has again been recognized as one of the most technologically advanced county governments in the United States. Loudoun is ranked among the top ten in its population category in a national survey conducted by the Center for Digital Government and the National Association of Counties.
The 2019 Digital Counties Survey identifies the best technology practices among U.S. counties, including initiatives that streamline delivery of government services, encourage open data, collaboration and shared services, enhance cybersecurity and contribute to disaster response and recovery efforts. Loudoun is one of 58 counties in the nation highlighted in the survey for “their commitment to using tech to improve quality of life, shore up cybersecurity, support municipal resources and more.”
Led by the Department of Information Technology, Loudoun County continues to seek innovative ways to deliver services efficiently. Examples highlighted in the survey include:
Residents also can engage the county government through social media, including Facebook, Twitter and YouTube. A comprehensive list of the county’s social media accounts can be found here.
The county also offers the Alert Loudoun system, which allows residents to receive e-mails or text alerts, including county news releases, weather information, traffic reports and emergency notifications.
More information about the Digital Counties Survey and the Center for Digital Government is available online at www.govtech.com/cdg.
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