AUGUSTA, Maine--(www.Maine.gov/mymaineconnection) was recently honored with a prestigious Best Fit Integrator Award given to Maine Information Network, the State of Maine’s private sector eGovernment portal provider. The award, given by the Center for Digital Government in the Health and Human Services category, highlights the service as a facilitator for process or operational changes within a state agency.)--The My Maine Connection online service (
The My Maine Connection online service has moved several processes related to state assistance programs into an electronic format, resulting in reduced paperwork and significant efficiencies for the state. The service has been well received by the public, providing an online option for benefits pre-screening and a secure and efficient way to remain compliant with program rules.
Moving processes online allows Department employees to be more productive by reducing their time entering basic data and following up on incomplete paperwork.
The award was given to Maine Information Network, a subsidiary of NIC, by the Center for Digital Government, a national research and advisory institute on information technology policies and best practices in state and local government. The Best Fit Integrator Recognition Awards is the Center's award program for government to recognize its private sector partners, those companies who work closely with government to tailor solutions to suit the unique needs of government.
The My Maine Connection service is just one of many online citizen services available on www.Maine.gov.
Maine.gov (http://www.Maine.gov) is the official Web portal of the state of Maine. Maine.gov is a service of InforME, a collaborative effort between the state of Maine and Maine Information Network, LLC. part of the NIC (NASDAQ: EGOV) family of companies.
NIC (NASDAQ:EGOV) is the nation's leading provider of government Web sites, online services, and secure payment processing solutions. The company's innovative eGovernment services help reduce costs and increase efficiencies for government agencies, citizens, and businesses across the country. The NIC family of companies provides eGovernment solutions for more than 3,500 federal, state, and local agencies across the United States. Additional information is available at http://www.egov.com.