Utah.Gov Honored by Center for Digital Government
The Center for Digital Government announced the results of its biennial Digital States Survey 2016, giving Utah an A grade. The letter grading by the Center started in 2010 and Utah one of two states that have always received an A grade.
The Digital States Survey evaluates states' use of technology to improve service delivery, increase capacity, streamline operations and reach policy goals and assigns each state a grade based on quantifiable results. It that examines best practices, policies and progress made by state governments in their use of digital technologies to better serve their citizens and streamline operations.
In addition to it's A grade Utah was also recognized with Digital States Category Awards for excellence in: Adaptive Leadership, Health and Human Services, Public Safety, and first place awards in Public Safety and Citizen Engagement.
"Government websites have changed a lot over the past 20 years and so have citizen expectations," said Todd Sander, executive director of the Center for Digital Government. "This year's winners are well positioned to take up the challenge of a new era and lead the impending transformation toward more integrated, anticipatory and personalized electronic services."