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We at OCIO are driven to provide “Best in Federal Service” IT solutions and service for the Department of Labor. We are honored to be recognized within our industry through prestigious awards and accolades.

New & Noteworthy

  • FedScoop 50 Awards


    FedScoop 50 Awards: Gundeep Ahluwalia; Federal Leadership Category

  • GITEC Emerging Technology Awards 2023 Winners Announced


    GITEC Emerging Technology Awards: Unemployment Insurance ID Verification Program; Digital Experience Category.

  • Government Experience Awards 2023 Winners Announced


    Government Experience Awards Winners: The Miner Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) - Miner Safety and Health App.

  • Stevie Technology Awards


    Stevie Technology Awards: Technology Executive of the Year, Sanjay Koyani; Technical Professional of the Year, Jessica Mitchell; Technology Team of the Year, Security Operations Center Division

  • Blue Pencil and Gold Screen Award Winner – Second Place


    Blue Pencil and Gold Screen Award Winner – Second Place: Digital - Mobile Application or Mobile Campaign, The Department of Labor's Mine Safety and Health Administration Miner Safety & Health application

  • 2023 AVA Award Winners


    Web-Based Production | Short Form Web Video: Anniversary Video

  • The Sammies Award


    Federal 100: OCIO Director of Infrastructure and Cloud Operations Steve Davis

Additional Honors

Best Bosses in Fed IT Award

2022: DOL CIO Gundeep Ahluwalia

2019: DOL CIO Gundeep Ahluwalia

Affirm Award

2019: Leadership in IT Modernization, DOL CIO Gundeep Ahluwalia

CIO 100 Awards

2020: The US Department of Labor’s Office of the Chief Information for Foreign Labor Application Gateway System

2019: DOL CIO Gundeep Ahluwalia

2019 Employee Communication Awards by Ragan

2021: Inspirational Video, “Women in Tech” Video; Internal Event Strategy Honorable Mention, National Cybersecurity Awareness Month 2020

2019: Internal Event Strategy, 2019 DOL Tech Day

The Federal 100

2022: Government Eagle Award: DOL CIO Gundeep Ahluwalia

2021: OCIO Branch Chief, Quality Management and Section 508, Brandon Jubar

The Gears of Government Awards

2020: One MSHA Enforcement Initiative Application Development Team

2019: DOL IT Platform

Center for digital government project winner

2022: Veterans’ Employment and Training Service Transition Assistance Program Employment Navigator. Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs Registration Portal

2020: Foreign Labor Application Gateway; COVID-19 Response, OCIO Telework Success

2019: DOL IT Platform

Presidential Rank Awards Winners

2021: Meritorious Executive: DOL CIO Gundeep Ahluwalia

The Sammies Award

2022: Emerging Leaders: Chief of Emerging Technology Krista Kinnard

Service to the Citizen Champions of Change

2022: Chief Technology Officer Sanjay Koyani; Director of IT Operations and Services Thomas Flagg; Technical Lead Martin Zhu

2021: OCIO Branch Chief, Website & Content Management Cyrus McCormick

The Stevies Award

2022: Tech Professional of the Year, Madhu Murthy; IT Team of the Year, Business Applications Services Team; Achievement in Management, Paul Blahusch; Diversity and Inclusion, “Women in Technology” video

2021: Tech Professional of the Year, Branch Chief John Arrington; Most Valuable Government Response, DOL OCIO; Government Hero of the Year, CIO Gundeep Ahluwalia; IT Executive of the Year, DCIO Lou Charlier; IT Team of the Year, DOL OCIO IT Operations and Services

2020: IT Executive of the Year, DOL DCIO Rick Kryger and DOL DCISO Scott Davis; IT Team of the Year, OCIO for Modernizing Foreign Labor Certification; Tech Professional of the Year, Phani Tangirala


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2022: Complete Branding: 20th Anniversary Branding Toolkit

Ragan top women in communications award

2022: Director of Client Engagement Susan Wool