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FY2021 IT Plan

The FY2020 IT Plan is now available. You can see it here. In accordance with UCA 63F-1-204, each executive branch agency must submit an agency information technology plan to the chief information officer on an annual basis. The IT Plan helps DTS plan resources for the upcoming year, based on agency needs. DTS analyzes the IT Plan to determine the impact to costs, operations, and services provided. DTS also uses the IT Plan to ensure compliance with […]

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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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Master License Agreement Overview

A new Master License Agreement Overview has been published here. A master license agreement (MLA) is an agreement between the State of Utah (i.e., the Department of Technology Services [DTS]) and a software vendor to purchase server and PC desktop software at large discounts. State of Utah executive branch agencies can use this type of agreement to purchase software at a discounted rate. The DTS Purchasing Team submits requests for this software via the DTS purchasing system.

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2019 Awards for Excellence

Each year we ask DTS employees to nominate their peers to be recognized for the Governor’s and DTS Awards for Excellence. It’s our chance to recognize some of the great efforts of DTS employees. Here are the winners for this year:

Governor’s Award: DABC Rare High Demand Product Project Team

DABC and DTS worked together to identify a process and write an application allowing interested consumers to enter online “drawings” for rare products sold by DABC. After a certain time, the drawings close, people are selected and notified, the product is sent to the store of their choosing, and the […]

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Submit Applications for the Innovation Fund

In accordance with UCA 63F-4, the Department of Technology Services is now accepting proposals to implement a new information technology innovation designed to result in a greater efficiency in a government process or a cost saving in the delivery of a government service. Proposals must be for a new technology not previously in use or a substantial adaptation or modification of an existing technology.

DTS has $150,000 available in Fiscal Year 2021 for innovation projects. 

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Updated High Speed Laser Print Product Description

DTS has recently updated the High Speed Laser Print Product Description. You can see it here. DTS Printing Services provides high-volume network and mainframe laser printing in black and white print. Printing requests may be made through the Web any time, day or night, as long as the customer has an established account.

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