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Arkansas' SuperCOOP Honored as Award Finalist

SuperCOOP, the disaster recovery software tool used across Arkansas state government was recently selected as an award finalist by the National Association of State Chief Information Officers (NASCIO). The tool was created by the Arkansas Continuity of Operations (ACOOP) staff and an independent developer to provide a functional, compliant, cost effective, navigational tool for managing disaster recovery and continuity of operations planning.

The NASCIO Recognition Awards for Outstanding Achievement in the Field of Information Technology in State Government honors successful information technology initiatives that deserve to be highlighted and shared to promote innovation, foster better government, and engage citizens. Projects and initiatives from NASCIO member states, territories, and the District of Columbia were eligible for nomination, and finalists were selected by NASCIO’s Awards Committee from a field of more than 120 nominees.

SuperCOOP was selected as a finalist in the risk management initiatives category and is competing for the award with projects from the states of Michigan and North Carolina. For more information regarding the 2012 NASCIO awards, please click on http://www.nascio.org/awards/2012awards/.