In the midst of supporting all of the numerous business changes that occurred in Utah in 2013, there were also some major egovernment accomplishments.
- Senate Passes SB283: Open and Transparent Government becomes a hot topic.
Senator Henderson's bill raised the level of awareness in Utah about open data. A report was completed by the Utah Transparency Board and submitted to the Legislature in November.
- New Jobs.Utah.gov website features new services, responsive design.
The Jobs subdomain is the busiest subdomain on Utah.gov. On a busy month, it has seen over 500,000 unique visitors and in 2012 processed over 11 million online job referrals. Now that it features a responsive design, it will provide much better service for its fast growing contingent of mobile users.
- Air Quality App provides data to mobile Android and iOS users
With winter air quality becoming a bigger issue during the inversion season, Utah now provides a great solution for Utahns to check the status of air alerts anytime, anywhere.
- Utah.gov receives multiple international awards for design and innovation as best government website.
The state portal continued to develop a comprehensive, data-driven approach to providing information and services to the public. As a result, the site was named "Best Government Website" by the Web Marketing Association. Utilization of the Utah.gov site skyrocketed in 2013, with two months reaching 1.6 million unique viewers.
- DTS publishes statewide mobile strategy
The state published a new mobile strategy in May and implemented MDM for improved mobile security and service delivery.
- Record number of unique visitors access the Utah.gov domain.
- Cabinet works to introduce many information security enhancements.
A cabinet level team was organized to elevate the level of importance placed on information security throughout state government.
- Hundreds attend the 2013 Utah Digital Government Summit.
Supported by eRepublic, the summit brought together people from across state and local government to share ideas on digital government.
- Utah Bill Watch becomes popular mobile app, wins national award.
Developed in minimal time, this new mobile app provides real-time access and notifications throughout the legislative session, providing regular updates in the bill-making process.
- Utah.gov Google+ site attracts over 150,000 new followers.
Here is last year's top ten in Utah digital government.