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New Docker Product

The Department of Technology Services (DTS) now provides a Docker environment. See more here. This shared environment hosts container applications based on Docker software technology. Docker automates the deployment of applications inside software containers. It works by wrapping a piece of software in a complete file system (i.e., container). That container contains everything needed to run the software, including code, runtime, system tools, system libraries—basically anything that can be installed on a server. This guarantees that the software will always run the […]

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Utah Reference Network (TURN) mentioned in The American Surveyor Magazine

AGRC’s Utah Reference Network (TURN) was recently highlighted in the American Surveyor Magazine. View the article here.

The TURN GPS Network serves Utah and some areas of surrounding states with 95 sensors. A GPS network is a high-precision global navigation satellite system (GNSS) providing real-time corrections and data for post processing. A GNSS network consists of permanently located GPS receivers, installed across an area, that generate real-time, high-accuracy GPS positioning. Basically, all of the […]

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2019 Best of Utah Awards Winners

State of Utah CIO, Mike Hussey, announced the winners of the 2019 Best of Utah Awards at the Utah Digital Government Summit earlier this week. 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.

Congratulations to the winners.

Visionary Award


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DTS Billing Year End Deadlines

Final Agency Bill charges for FY2019

By July 3, 2019 your Agency Bill will be processed for the June 2019 charges.  There will be an additional invoice amount added to June charges that will be processed by July 12, 2019 to invoice for Period 13 on Application Maintenance and miscellaneous billing adjustments. Please make sure you send any credit requests or adjustments for services billed through period 12 needing to be made to your Agency Bill to by July 9, 2019.

Final Weekly Direct […]

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NASCIO Technology Champion Award Honors Utah Governor Gary R. Herbert

The National Association of State Chief Information Officers (NASCIO) has awarded Utah Governor Gary R. Herbert with the association’s 2019 Technology Champion Award. The announcement was made at the NASCIO 2019 Midyear Conference in National Harbor, MD.

For over 10 years, Governor Gary R. Herbert has exemplified leadership in public sector technology policy and practice. He has promoted improvements in aligning technology education with needs through his Governor’s Tech Pathways Program; expanded broadband services so that 96.6% of Utah households have access to broadband internet; championed digital […]

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FY2020 IT Plan is due June 1

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 […]

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Division of Finance State Data Warehouse is Moving to Cognos

Division of Finance is excited to announce the upgrade of the State Data Warehouse to the latest version of Cognos. This upgrade does not impact those users accessing the State Data Warehouse using an ODBC connection (i.e., Microsoft Access or Microsoft Excel, etc.). Throughout the month of May you will continue to have access to the current State Data Warehouse FINET reports – reaching them as you normally due today. Additionally, during this transition month, you will also have access to all of the same reports within the newly upgraded Cognos system.

On Friday, May 3rd, we will provide you Access to the New […]

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2018 Awards for Excellence Winners

Every year, DTS selects a few groups or individuals as the recipients of the Awards for Excellence. It’s our chance to recognize the excellent efforts of DTS employees. We had some fantastic nominations this year, and we have a few winners this year. Each winner receives $500, and the overall winner will attend an award ceremony with the Governor. 

Thank you to everyone who took the time to submit a nomination. All submitters will receive a small award from Mike Hussey. 

We appreciate everything DTS employees do. Congratulations to our winners! 

We have selected the Rubrik team as the overall […]

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StateScoop 50 Awards

Voting is now open for the 2019 StateScoop 50 Awards. The annual StateScoop 50 Awards honor the best and the brightest who make state government more efficient and effective. These awards celebrate the outstanding achievements of state leaders and acknowledge their tireless efforts to make a positive impact in the government IT community and in public service.

  There are several Utah leaders and a project included in the nominees. 

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