Utah auditor unveils new, faster financial transparency portal

by • 3 days ago

Built on Google Analytics tools, the new website represents a move to "transparency 3.0," said Utah State Auditor John Dougall.

Utah CIO Mike Hussey is stepping down

by • 1 month ago

After more than two decades in the Utah governor's office, statewide CIO Mike Hussey has announced he's moving on in the new year.

Utah builds fantasy gaming platform to bring state workers together

by • 2 months ago

The Utah Department of Technology Services recently put its technological acumen to work, developing Geek Bracket, an online fantasy gaming platform.

Utah's troubled COVID-19 tech contracts could spur procurement reform

by • 4 months ago

A report from the state's legislative auditor this week showed that departments did not communicate effectively as they rushed into no-bid technology contracts necessitated by the pandemic.

Utah's 'talking' cars project enters second phase

by • 5 months ago

Transportation officials in Utah said vehicles that can communicate with roadside infrastructure — and receive warnings from the cloud — could soon reduce roadway deaths.

What role should innovation play in states’ pandemic response?

by • 6 months ago

North Dakota CIO Shawn Riley and Utah CIO Mike Hussey said new technologies and ideas helped their states prepare for the pandemic and will continue to aid their responses.

Utah AG suspends contract with surveillance firm founded by former Klan member

by • 9 months ago

The state halted its work with the technology firm Banjo after its founder, Damien Patton, was revealed to have once been a member of the KKK.

In Utah, coronavirus decisions are fueled by real-time data

by • 9 months ago

To make hour-by-hour public health decisions, Gov. Gary Herbert is using a data dashboard that draws key statistics from around the state.

'Digital town squares' boost internet speeds in mid-sized communities

by • 9 months ago

Networking infrastructure investments in three mid-sized communities are resulting in faster internet and lower latency for residents and businesses.