Office of the Government CIO & the Equal Opportunities Commission
The Web Accessibility Recognition Scheme appreciates to businesses and organisations which have made their websites accessible, with an aim to encourage adoption of web accessibility to facilitate access to online information and services by all segments of the community including persons with disabilities.
FutureGov Awards are the international benchmark by which public sector innovation is judged – uniquely celebrating agency and project success, as well as the most successful city modernisation programmes in the region. The Digital Inclusion category recognises excellence in programmes that use technology to bridge the digital divide.
Computerworld Honors Program
The 2012 Computerworld Honors Program recognizes those organizations which create and use information technology to promote and advance the public welfare, benefit society and change the world for the better. The Digital Access category recognizes organizations for the innovative application of IT to extend the distribution of digital information and access to Web-based programs and services to previously underserved populations.
Five most successful organisations – chosen by a panel of distinguished judges - on 2012 CIO 100 index have been awarded the most coveted annual CIO Awards. These are the highest honours to any enterprise user of IT in the region.
"The project has made CityU probably the only University in the world that has successfully re-engineered its entire public website (spanning half a million pages) to be mobile-friendly, displaying properly on iPhones, iPads, Android, etc, as well as following accessibility standards to support the blind."
CIO Asia magazine’s annual CIO 100 index highlights top 100 regional enterprises and organisations that have excelled through creative and innovative IT projects in the past year. Companies that achieve CIO 100 listing have broken new ground by using IT systems, initiatives and projects to provide added value to their customers.