Wednesday, December 22, 2010
Tuesday, December 21, 2010
Agencies are also using other social media tools, including Slideshare, Facebook, and Issue for online publishing, community building, etc. as an increasingly larger share of Utah's population tune into these services on a daily basis for information. Many Utah agencies have started using weblogs to communicate content that is not easily conveyed in the short 140-character messages allowed on Twitter.
Multimedia content is added to the mix through sites like YouTube. The State's YouTube site features hundreds of useful videos organized into over 15 separate channels.
Tuesday, December 7, 2010
Public Meeting Notice website was recently updated with a new look and functionality. The website, which was originally released in 2008 and has won a variety of national awards now prominently features the ability to create your own public meeting widget. With hundreds of state and local agencies using the website, these entities can now feature their own meetings on any website with simple embed code that is provided by the widget. The site, which is developed and supported through a partnership between the Utah State Archives, the Department of Technology Services and Utah Interactive, also now uses advanced browse functionality which helps the user easily locate meetings by any specific agency at the city, county, or state level.
Department of Purchasing website. Bids are due to the State on January 18, 2011.