David Fletcher's Government and Technology Weblog : news & perspectives from a long-time egov advocate
Updated: 6/4/2004; 8:23:15 AM.



Monday, May 24, 2004

A few new Utah government online publications:

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Annual State of Utah CIO Awards were presented today by Governor Walker and CIO Val Oveson.  Here are the awardees:

  • Digital Democracy - Legislative Research for Online Tracking of Legislation
  • Customizing Payment Services for Businesses and Citizens - Tax Commission for TaxExpress and Payment Express (which I used again this morning for my vehicle registration; took less than 2 minutes)
  • Public/Private Partnership to Increase Access to Government - ITS and Utah Interactive for Utah.gov and 24/7 Live Help Online
  • Outstanding Customer Service - Office of Vital Records & Statistics for Secure Internet Link for Vital Records (SILVER)
  • Outstanding Application for Service to Business - Division of Corporations and Commercial Code for Online Uniform Commercal Code Filing
  • Leveraging a National Solution - Parks and Rec for Online Campground Reservations
  • Technology in Communications - Public Safety for Amber Alert System
  • Government Goes e-Auction - Division of Fleet and Surplus Services for Online Auction
  • Outstanding Online Application, Doing Business with Government - UDOT for Electronic Bid System for Contractors
  • Outstanding Enterprise Initiative for Services for Citizens - Workforce Services, Health, and Human Services for Utah Cares
  • Outstanding Enterprise Initiative for New Businesses - DWS, Commerce Tax, Salt Lake City, Sandy, Provo and Logan for One Stop Business Registration
  • Outstanding Enterprise Initiative for Business - DCED, Commerce, Utah Interactive, Tax, DWS, SBA, SBDC, and Administrative Services for Utah Business Portal

It was a good year for e-government in Utah.

On another note, Utah's CIO Val Oveson, speaking at a national government CIO summit in Florida suggested that "a department's chief executive officer should be the CIO. The CEO has the best grasp on an organization's business and vision."

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