We are pleased to announce that Rachael Stewart is the new IT Director for the Department of Health and Human Services. Rachael has worked for the State of Utah for 23 years. She started as an Eligibility Specialist with DWS and went on to fill various positions including Program Specialist, Trainer, Business Analyst and Program Manager. She began working for DTS in 2016 as a Sr. Project Manager and has spent the last 4 and a half years at DHHS (formerly DHS) as an IT Manager. She feels fortunate to have worked with a wide variety of state and federal programs that support Utahns. Rachael attended the […]
Snowforce is March 1-3
The Salesforce event specifically designed for Utah is back this year! Snowforce is the premier networking and learning event for the Utah Salesforce community. There is something for everyone: an executive track, an architect track, a marketing cloud track, and a bunch of hands-on learning sessions. This event typically attracts over 500 attendees.
New Enterprise Software Catalog
DTS has made a new catalog available in ServiceNow for enterprise software, including Atlassian products (Jira, Confluence, Trello), Zoom, GitHub, and Lucid. You can easily purchase software using this catalog.
New Hosting Director
I am pleased to announce that Patrick Funk is the new Hosting Director for DTS. In this role Patrick will oversee the Hosting Operations organization at DTS. This organization reports to the COO, Dan Harmuth, and handles all enterprise hosting infrastructure tasks for DTS. In addition, DTS Hosting provides DevOps functions and enterprise database services. Patrick has worked for the state for 18 years, most recently as the manager of the Core Cloud team, which manages the state’s hosting infrastructure operations. He has worked with nearly every agency in depth at one point or another over the years, and really […]
New Boards and Commissions System
In December 2022, a new upgrade to the Boards and Commissions application was rolled out. This project was a successful partnership between DTS and the Governor’s Office, and followed an in-depth review of workflow processes and procedures to identify areas of improvement. The analysis involved customer interviews with both internal staff, agency staff and the general public that resulted in a detailed statement of work that could be followed by the development team. The end result was a much more current looking website, with better usability and a self-service approach for the application process.
2023 Maps on the Hill is February 14
Utah’s Maps on the Hill exhibit will be held on February 14 in the Utah State Capitol Building Rotunda from 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Maps on the Hill, a free event, is a great way to learn how current mapping technology is being applied to important issues across a wide range of disciplines including economic development, natural resources, infrastructure management, public lands and environment issues, efficient services delivery, and more. Maps on the Hill is expected to draw many map exhibits from all levels of government, private sector firms, and higher education. Utah’s elected officials and […]
Save the Date! 2023 Utah Digital Government Summit is June 27
The 2023 Utah Digital Government Summit will be on June 27 at the Hilton Salt Lake City Center. Registration is not yet open, but more information will be coming soon. See additional detail here.
New Assistant Division Director Tricia Cox
We are excited to announce that Tricia Cox has accepted a new position as DTS Assistant Division Director. We look forward to working closely with Tricia in her new role. As Assistant Director, Tricia will be instrumental in improving all aspects of DTS and helping us continue to provide exceptional service to state agencies. She will help coordinate and execute a variety of division initiatives.
Tricia has substantial experience with DTS, most recently as the IT Director for the Department of Health and Human Services. Over the past year, Tricia’s teams have successfully completed huge […]
Utah.gov Awarded Best Mobile Government Website of 2022
Utah.gov was recognized recently by the Web Marketing Association as the best mobile government website of 2022. The awards recognized Utah for “Content is designed to be decentralized, organic, and dynamic. Content relevant to each unique agency is created by thousands of different people without centralized constraints or processes.” For almost 25 years, The Web Marketing Association has produced the annual WebAward Competition, the premier annual website award competition that names the best Web sites in 96 industries while setting the standard of excellence for all website development. See additional […]