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2020-2023 DTS Strategic Plan

DTS has a new and improved Vision and Mission statement:

DTS Vision Statement

To be a technology leader that delivers value and simplifies the lives of Utah residents.

DTS Mission Statement

To provide innovative, secure, and cost-effective technology solutions that are convenient and empower our partner agencies to better serve the residents of Utah.

In addition, the new 2020-2023 DTS Strategic Plan is available here. The plan provides (1) strategic goals about how DTS will […]

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Critical Windows Security Patches

DTS will start installing critical Windows security patches within the next few days. This will affect state employees who have laptops and desktops with Windows. If you have Windows on your laptop or desktop computer, you will see a prompt that will force your computer to reboot after the patch has been installed. 

  We know this is inconvenient, and we thank you for your patience in order to ensure your state computer remains secure. If you have any questions please contact the DTS Help Desk at 

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New Enterprise E Fax Service

The Department of Technology Services (DTS) Enterprise E-fax Service offers electronic faxing features that deliver outbound faxes to their destinations and inbound faxes to email-enabled multifunction devices (MFD), network folders, email accounts, and fax accounts powered by a web browser. With the convenience of a web browser, a user can access their faxes and use the features and functions of the Enterprise E-fax solution. You can see more here

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Utah Receives High Grade in 2019 Geospatial Maturity Asssessment

The National States Geographic Information Council (NSGIC) recently conducted the 2019 Geospatial Maturity Assessment, a national effort to document each state’s current practice of geospatial development practice and use. Utah received a B+, which is the highest grade received by any state. According to the assessment, “collaboration, transparency, and increased efficiency in government are hallmarks of mature state GIS programs.”  You can see more here

 

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2020 Security Awareness Training

The 2020 Security Awareness Training will be available soon for employees. All Executive Branch State employees must complete the Security Awareness training annually. One of the most important elements of our defense and protection of the State’s information assets is user awareness and training. As an authorized user of the State’s information resources, you have an obligation to help protect the confidentiality, integrity and availability of the State’s data. Part of that obligation is completing the required annual security awareness training.

State employees will receive an email […]

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Changes to the SGID are coming

In a June 2019 post “SGID Then and Now,” AGRC touched on where we thought the SGID is going. Based on the survey responses from that article, we have changed direction in some areas and taken on new tasks in other directions. Now we’d like to share our vision, based on user input, for improving the SGID in general and relaunching the SGID product.

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Digital Maps – How Chance, Timing, and Heritage Shaped Modern GIS

When you dig into the history of mapping, it’s remarkable how certain things come about. If you zoom in far enough, you discover seemingly coincidental occurrences that ended up playing pivotal roles in the development of digital maps and the product we now call “GIS.” It’s interesting to see how these connections mesh together when you zoom back out.

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8 Tips to Shop Safely this Holiday Season

When it comes to holiday shopping, you need to be careful that you don’t fall prey to criminals. Here are some tips to following for your holiday shopping: https://www.cisecurity.org/newsletter/8-shopping-tips-for-the-holiday-season/

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