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Utah Receives “A” Grade in Government Technology Survey

The Center for Digital Government announced the state of Utah again topped the Digital States Survey. Conducted every two years, the survey evaluates states’ use of technology to improve service delivery, increase capacity, streamline operations and reach policy goals, and assigns each state a grade based on quantifiable results.

Over the past two years, Utah has aggressively pursued a migration path to cloud computing to increase security and quickly deliver flexible IT services to state agencies and residents. With the increase in state employees working remotely, the Department of Technology Services has […]

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2020 Annual Report

View the 2020 DTS Annual Report here. The report provides a summary of accomplishments, projects, initiatives, and awards for the past year. 

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Utah Wins Award for Outstanding Achievement in Web Development

Utah.gov has once again been selected to receive a WebAward for Outstanding Achievement in Web Development from the national organization, Web Marketing Association. The Utah Department of Technology Services was recognized for Utah.gov and the state’s online digital government services that help Utahns complete important state business.

 

“Utah has seen record numbers of online government transactions performed this this year,” said David Fletcher, the […]

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Updated Acquisition of Information Technology Administrative Rule

DTS has recently updated Administrative Rule R895-5 Acquisition of Information Technology. You can see it here. The change is in the definition of small technology purchase: 

“Small technology purchases” means a purchase, lease, or rental of hardware, software, and/or technology services that is estimated to be less than $250,000.

The dollar amount was changed from $50,000 to $250,000. This will allow agencies to only complete business cases for purchases of $250,000 or greater.

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Virtual Utah Digital Government Summit is September 10-11

The 2020 Utah Digital Government Summit will be held virtually this year on September 10-11. Registration is open now. You can see the details here. The event is free to all government employees. 

“The Utah Digital Government Summit has always been a great opportunity for us to collaborate and learn about IT best practices throughout government in Utah. We want to continue the tradition this year but in a fun virtual environment. I hope you can join us to see each other virtually and discuss the even more important role IT is […]

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DTS Rate Committee Meeting July 7

DTS held a public Rate Committee meeting on July 7. DTS had the opportunity to present ideas for potential rate changes. The Committee did not receive a full rate proposal during the meeting, but provided feedback on further direction for DTS. You can see the presentation here.

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Many State Government Services Available Online

If you are like most Utahans, you are looking for ways to keep life moving forward and maintain social distance. The Lieutenant Governor’s Office announced today a collection of online  services to help Utahans get state government business done during the Coronavirus crisis. Utah has a long record of leading in digital government services. Below is a list of commonly used online services.

 

Annual  Business Renewal: Renew, update, or reinstate Utah business entities

Trademark: File a new […]

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