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February 2020

Utah Digital Government Summit is June 4

The State of Utah Division of Technology Services and Government Technology Magazine are hosting a Digital Government Summit on June 2, 2020 at the Hilton Salt Lake City Center. This event is free to all government employees. We hope you will join us. See more information and register here
The Best of Utah awards honor emerging leaders and innovative projects in government IT that enable Utah to better meet constituent expectations for services and information, improve operating efficiency, and conserve tax dollars. The awards also provide an opportunity for state and local government in Utah to learn about IT leaders and projects that are changing the way government does business. 
The deadline for submissions is April 8. You can submit as many nominations as you’d like. Winners of the 2020 Best of Utah Awards will be honored at the Utah Digital Government Summit on June 2. 
Project categories for 2020 are:
– Visionary Award
– Best Use of Social Media
– Best Emerging Technology
– Best Partnership
– Best Use of GIS
– Best Use of Data
Post Updated: February 5, 2020
Posted On: February 5, 2020

DTS Improvements

In an effort to be more responsive to agency needs, we are making some changes to DTS development resources.

Dept. of Administrative Services: Kim Matheson and her development team will report to Bri Lifferth. They are currently housed at the new Taylorsville State Office Building.

Dept. of Agriculture and Food: Eileen Duffield-Wolff and some of her development team will report to Bill Boudreau. They will be housed at the DAF building.

These teams were previously part of the DTS Solutions Delivery team. This change will help the DTS team better understand the agency business needs, and can help innovate and enhance systems ongoing.

Post Updated: February 20, 2020
Posted On: February 11, 2020

Maps on the Hill is February 25

Utah’s Maps on the Hill exhibit will be available for viewing on Tuesday February 25, from 9:00am to 12:00pm in the Utah State Capitol Building Rotunda. 


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 over 35 map exhibits from all levels of government, private sector firms, and higher education. Utah’s elected officials and the public are invited to come learn about the various mapping projects from professionals and students.


Maps on the Hill is organized by the Utah Geographic Information Council (UGIC), a statewide user group of Geographic Information System (GIS) professionals, in partnership with the State of Utah’s Automated Geographic Reference Center (AGRC).


More information is available at

Post Updated: February 11, 2020
Posted On: February 11, 2020

New eSign Website

The eSign website is now live! This site allows users a way to access their accounts, see how the state as a whole is progressing in our adoption of transforming manual paper processes into a digital experience, and learn more about eSign’s many functionalities. The site also has information on upcoming training opportunities and product enhancements. Go to to check it out. 

Post Updated: February 14, 2020
Posted On: February 14, 2020

Emerging Tech in Utah with CIO Mike Hussey

CIO Mike Hussey recently recorded a podcast about creating a culture that fosters innovation and emerging technology in state government and how the state is preparing to secure the 2020 elections. Check it out here

Post Updated: February 19, 2020
Posted On: February 19, 2020