Cityworks congratulates Will McDowell, Business Systems Analyst at the City of Jackson, Mississippi, as the first recipient of the Exemplary Cityworks User Award. This award will be given and acknowledged at our conference each year in recognition of the Cityworks user who best demonstrates a positive contribution to the Cityworks User Community. His friendly and pleasant attitude was noted by all Cityworks staff who met him at our User Conference and worked with him professionally. Upon hearing of this honor, he stated, “Being recognized like this is enough to make me blush.” His infectious laughter and outgoing nature are enjoyed by all who associate with him.

Congratulations, Will!

Congratulations to Recipients of 2011 Cityworks User of the Year Award!

Cityworks congratulates the recipients of the 2011 Cityworks User of the Year Award in recognition of GIS-Centric Excellence and Leadership, presented at the 2011 Cityworks User Conference. Award recipients included:

•             Cucamonga Valley Water District, California

•             City of Delaware, Ohio

•             City of Kitchener, Ontario, Canada

•             Palm Bay, Florida

•             Waterford Township, Michigan

The Cityworks User of the Year Award recognizes organizations for their GIS-centric vision and practice which enables them to meet a variety of goals and objectives in asset management, permitting, licensing, and more. These five award-winning organizations consistently demonstrate high levels of increased efficiencies and measured performance. Cityworks is very proud of these users’ accomplishments, as well as many others throughout the user community.

Cityworks President and CEO Brian Haslam presented the awards at the plenary session of the Cityworks User Conference on Monday, May 16, 2011.  “We have an amazing user base, and the group of clients awarded this year’s Cityworks User of the Year Award are as good as they get,” Mr. Haslam said. “While it is difficult to pinpoint just a few, those selected are definitely lighthouses in our user community. We want to recognize and extend our appreciation to these organizations. They have demonstrated outstanding GIS-centric techniques and capabilities, and we are thrilled they have fully taken advantage of Cityworks robust, powerful technology combined with Esri’s leading ArcGIS software.”