The Communicator Awards is the leading international awards program recognizing big ideas in marketing and communications. Founded over two decades ago, The Communicator Awards receives over 6,000 entries from companies and agencies of all sizes, making it one of the largest awards of its kind in the world. The Award of Excellence, their highest honor, is given to those entrants whose ability to communicate positions them as the best in the field. The Award of Distinction is presented for projects that exceed industry standards in quality and achievement. Utah.gov received the 2019 Award of […]
The 2019 DTS Accomplishments Report is now available here. DTS has achieved many successes throughout the past year.
Governor Herbert has declared October Cybersecurity Awareness Month. Utah is joining the Department of Homeland Security to raise cybersecurity awareness during National Cybersecurity Awareness Month. This year’s overarching message – Own IT. Secure IT. Protect IT. – focuses on key areas including citizen privacy, consumer devices, and e-commerce security. Check out more at the icons below.
During the Building on Success 2019 operational excellence conference on Sept. 9 and 10, the Governor’s Office of Management and Budget (GOMB) recognized the following agencies and individuals for going above and beyond to get the most value for every tax dollar invested:
Executive Leadership Award: Department of Public Safety and Department of Human Services
Trailblazer Award: Department of Corrections
Innovation Award: Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control and Department of Health
Champion Award: Sam […]
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 […]
Utah’s Intergenerational Poverty has been named a finalist in the 2019 NASCIO State IT Recognition Awards. The award nominations showcase the use of information technology to address critical business problems, more easily connect citizens to their government, improve business processes and create new opportunities that improve the lives of citizens. See more info here.
Since 2012, Utah has utilized research and data to embark on a strategic campaign to ensure […]
The DTS Rate Committee met in September and approved the proposed FY2021 rates. You can see the rate sheet here. The rates will now be passed to GOMB for their review and approval. During the 2020 Legislative General Session, the Utah Legislature will review and approve the final FY2021 rates.
A few of the major rate changes for the upcoming year include:
- Application Development
- System Administration
- Adobe Unlimited
- SaaS Services
You can view the Data Security Management Council 2019 Annual Report here. The Council is comprised of IT professionals from many different government entities within the state. The Council meets regularly to review existing state government data security policies, assess ongoing risks to state government information technology, create a method to notify state and local government entities of new risks, coordinate data breach simulation exercises with state and local government entities, and develop data security best […]