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Design System Workshops

The new State of Utah Design System for official websites and applications is now available at The Design System is a resource that agencies may refer to when implementing new or upgrading websites and applications. It will help guide the state on the components needed to ensure accessibility, security, and other industry best practices. 


What is a Design System? The System is a collection of reusable user interface (UI) components, elements, patterns, and templates—guided by a complete set of clear standards and design principles based on industry best practices. 


Join the Division of Technology Services for a Design System virtual workshop. The workshops will be held virtually on Google. If you are unable to attend live, we will record the sessions so you can view at any time. 


Business Overview Workshop

When: Tuesday, September 12

Time: 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

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This workshop is for agency leaders, managers, and communications specialists to learn more about how the Design System might benefit your agency. Learn how it can help your agency with a cohesive website strategy, and the benefits a Design System can bring to your customers. Participants can also discover potential operational efficiencies and ROI from using the System in your organization. 


Technical Workshop

When: Tuesday, September 12

Time: 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

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This workshop is for website content administrators, web and application developers, and anyone else interested in a technical deep dive into the System. Learn how to use and apply the system in your agency. You will also have the opportunity to ask the DTS team any technical questions you have about the System. 


Benefits of a Design System The Design System helps ensure compliance with industry best practices, accessibility, security, and Utah Code Subsection 63A-16-104(10), Subsection 63A-16-209, and Administrative Rule R895-14. The System can help guide agencies to:

  • Address issues with out-of-compliance websites (accessibility, acceptable practices & standards, etc.)
  • Minimize security risks (copycat/spoof websites, malicious domains, etc.)
  • Build websites and be confident that they’re using best practices
  • Easily implement the System using templates and provide code
  • Implement citizen-centric web design & use


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