DTS had the opportunity to present to the Infrastructure and General Government Appropriations Subcommittee on January 28. John Angus, Dan Frei, and Phil Bates presented department goals, performance measures, projects, and funding requests. You can view the presentation here.
The internal auditors at the Department of Technology Services were asked to examine the department’s cost savings in FY2019 and FY2020. DTS has been able to achieve $5.9 million in costs savings to the state during the past two years. Details are highlighted in the report here.
Having the flexibility to work outside of the office has never been more important. In today’s climate, the ability to telework is crucial to maintaining a balanced home and work life. Technology allows us to achieve that balance without compromising on having access to the tools previously only found in the office. The Department of Technology Services now offers our State employees some extremely productive tools to continue their hard work, wherever they are.
Check out the new Essential Teleworking Tools Spark Page. This page will be updated periodically with upcoming training opportunities that employees can attend to learn more about the software that they have access to, as well as ways to inquire about software they might find useful.
eSign for the State of Utah recently turned a year old, and we are excited to share that over the past year we have seen amazing adoption from our agencies across the state. This has resulted in over 100,000 documents processed among thousands of active users. What’s just as impressive is that employees have seen an average turnaround time of less than a day for documents to be completed.
…And we are just getting started. Click on the link below to read a couple of updates regarding our eSign service from our February Newsletter.
As part of the DTS Strategic Plan, we have identified several performance measures to identify success in meeting our goals. You can see the latest information on the dashboard here.