Press Releases 2016 "GTA's Nikhil Deshpande named to 40 Under 40"GeorgiaGov Interactive Director, Nikhil Deshpande, is named as one of the Atlanta Business Chronicle's 2016 40 Under 40 recipients. "GTA's web accessibility initiative receives national IT award"GeorgiaGov Interactive is recognized for their initiative to ensure the accessibility of state websites to people with a range of disabilities. "Perspectives with Condace Pressley"Episode 3.27.16 focuses on the benefits of using Georgia.gov. WSB's Condace Pressley interviews GeorgiaGov Director Nikhil Deshpande, and Editorial Director Bethany McDaniel. 2015 "Closer Look with Rose Scott and Jim Burress"Atlanta's NPR station, WABE, talked with GeorgiaGov Director Nikhil Deshpande, and Editorial Director Bethany McDaniel about the redesign and benefits of Georgia.gov. "Embracing & Managing Negative Feedback"Georgia stands as an example on how to handle negative feedback on social media. "Entrepreneurship and innovation in state government: The story behind GeorgiaGov"Marketing Director Peter Lee, and GeorgiaGov Director Nikhil Desphande explain the benefits of the GeorgiaGov Interactive platform. "Face to Face with Commendable Communicators: Bethany McDaniel, Georgia.gov Interactive"Editorial Director Bethany McDaniel talks with Kerry Shearer about her take on dealing with negative comments and finding the voice of your organization within social media. 2014 "How Georgia's Portal Embraces Responsive Design" Written by GeorgiaGov's, Nikhil Deshpande, Peter Lee and Christina Lingga for StateTech Magazine. 2013 "Georgia Goes Drupal"NextGov by Joseph Marks. "Georgia Saving Millions with Open Source Technology" by Acquia's Brian Heaton. "15 states jump on the responsive web design bandwagon"As of last year, only 15 states had their main .gov websites responsive. GeorgiaGov was one of the first along with Michigan and Utah back in 2012. DrupalGeorgiaGov Case Study 2012 "Content Strategy and Planning for the Government"Our Marketing Director, Peter Lee, talked with Colleen Jones of Content Science about the content ideas and plans for the GeorgiaGov redesign, and why we chose to go in a new direction. "A Look at GeorgiaGov and 'Why Big Sites Run Drupal"Phase2Technology's Greg Wilson discusses why we chose open source for our CMS platform and becoming a leader in State Government technology. 2011 "Georgia.Gov has Drupal on its mind"GovFresh by Luke Fretwell. "State of Georgia Making the Move to Drupal Using OpenPublic"Jeff Walpole, CEO of Phase2Technology, focuses on our move to Drupal's OpenPublic.