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Utah’s Intergenerational Poverty Named Finalist in NASCIO State IT Recognition Awards

Utah’s Intergenerational Poverty has been named a finalist in the 2019 NASCIO State IT Recognition Awards. The award nominations showcase the use of information technology to address critical business problems, more easily connect citizens to their government, improve business processes and create new opportunities that improve the lives of citizens. See more info here. 

Since 2012, Utah has utilized research and data to embark on a strategic campaign to ensure […]

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Proposed FY2021 DTS Rates

The DTS Rate Committee met in September and approved the proposed FY2021 rates.  You can see the rate sheet here. The rates will now be passed to GOMB for their review and approval. During the 2020 Legislative General Session, the Utah Legislature will review and approve the final FY2021 rates.

A few of the major rate changes for the upcoming year include:

  • Application Development
  • System Administration
  • Adobe Unlimited
  • SaaS Services
  • Network
  • […]

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Data Security Management Council 2019 Annual Report

You can view the Data Security Management Council 2019 Annual Report here. The Council is comprised of IT professionals from many different government entities within the state. The Council meets regularly to review existing state government data security policies, assess ongoing risks to state government information technology, create a method to notify state and local government entities of new risks, coordinate data breach simulation exercises with state and local government entities, and develop data security best […]

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DTS Rate Committee Meeting is September 11

The DTS Rate Committee will hold a meeting on September 11 at 1:00 in Capitol room 250 to discuss FY2021 rates. This meeting is open to the public. Agencies are invited to attend to hear discussion and provide comment on the proposed FY2021 rates. 

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2019 Security Assessment

In accordance with Utah Code 63F-1-104(4), the Department of Technology Services (DTS) is required to conduct an information security assessment of state data systems every two years.    The required 2019 information security assessment will be completed by DTS security and internal audit personnel. The DTS team will coordinate with your agency information security personnel to complete the assessment by October 1. We anticipate it will take a total of four hours to complete the assessment. We will be following the Department of Homeland Security’s 

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DTS Rate Committee Meeting is July 17

DTS will be holding a public Rate Committee meeting on July 17 at 2:00pm in Capitol Committee Room 250. DTS will have the opportunity to present ideas for potential rate changes. The Committee will not receive a full rate proposal during the meeting, but will provide feedback on further direction for DTS. 

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State of Utah Teleworking Initiative

Lt. Governor Cox has announced that the state is implementing a statewide teleworking program following the success of a pilot project that saw great success. 

The program aims to increase building capacity and efficiency, boost employee recruitment, retention and satisfaction, provide job opportunities for rural Utah and decrease emissions that contribute to air pollution, while also improving employee performance. 

If successfully scaled to the state employee workforce, up to 2,555 currently commuting state employees may become eligible to participate in the telework […]

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