ARPA instructions unclear for IT uses, CIOs say
Two state CIOs said direction from the federal government on how to use the latest relief funding is not as clear as it could be.
Utah names first government operations privacy officer
Christopher Bramwell, formerly a privacy director of the state’s human services department, must find new ways to protects residents' private data.
Utah extends two vehicle-data contracts
The state will continue using software that assists with vehicle inspections and commercial vehicle monitoring.
Utah governor names state's first chief innovation officer
Rich Saunders, who's led the state health department since August, will be expected to "aggressively upgrade state government efficiencies," Gov. Spencer Cox said.
Growing cloud adoption in states breeds new considerations
"We don’t get to turn on a service in the cloud and walk away from it," says California CTO Liana Bailey-Crimmins.
Utah police officers plan to use bullet-tracking technology
Police in Utah will soon test out a device, called ShotDot, that tracks and stores the timestamp data of every bullet fired from officers' weapons.
Banjo oversold surveillance software's features, Utah auditor says
Live Time, which Utah officials stopped using last year after discovering the company's founder had been a Klan member, probably didn't overstep on privacy.
Utah Gov. Cox appoints Oracle executive as CIO
Alan Fuller, who's spent the past 16 years leading projects at Oracle, will head the Utah Department of Technology Services.
Utah auditor issues recommendations to reduce bias in government software
A commission formed after the founder of a tech vendor was discovered to have ties to white nationalism made 12 proposals to reduce bias in state technology.