Superseded 7/1/2020)

Superseded 7/1/2020
63F-1-102.  Definitions.
     As used in this title:

(1)  “Chief information officer” means the chief information officer appointed under Section 63F-1-201.

Terms Used In Utah Code 63F-1-102

  • Chief information officer: means the chief information officer appointed under Section 63F-1-201. See Utah Code 63F-1-102
  • Department: means the Department of Technology Services. See Utah Code 63F-1-102
  • Executive branch strategic plan: means the executive branch strategic plan created under Section 63F-1-203. See Utah Code 63F-1-102
  • Information technology: means all computerized and auxiliary automated information handling, including:
(a) systems design and analysis;
(b) acquisition, storage, and conversion of data;
(c) computer programming;
(d) information storage and retrieval;
(e) voice, video, and data communications;
(f) requisite systems controls;
(g) simulation; and
(h) all related interactions between people and machines. See Utah Code 63F-1-102
  • State: when applied to the different parts of the United States, includes a state, district, or territory of the United States. See Utah Code 68-3-12.5
  • (2)  “Data center” means a centralized repository for the storage, management, and dissemination of data.

    (3)  “Department” means the Department of Technology Services.

    (4)  “Enterprise architecture” means:

    (a)  information technology that can be applied across state government; and

    (b)  support for information technology that can be applied across state government, including:

    (i)  technical support;

    (ii)  master software licenses; and

    (iii)  hardware and software standards.

    (5) 

    (a)  “Executive branch agency” means an agency or administrative subunit of state government.

    (b)  “Executive branch agency” does not include:

    (i)  the legislative branch;

    (ii)  the judicial branch;

    (iii)  the State Board of Education;

    (iv)  the Board of Regents;

    (v)  institutions of higher education;

    (vi)  independent entities as defined in Section 63E-1-102; and

    (vii)  elective constitutional offices of the executive department which includes:

    (A)  the state auditor;

    (B)  the state treasurer; and

    (C)  the attorney general.

    (6)  “Executive branch strategic plan” means the executive branch strategic plan created under Section 63F-1-203.

    (7)  “Individual with a disability” means an individual with a condition that meets the definition of “disability” in 42 U.S.C. Sec. 12102.

    (8)  “Information technology” means all computerized and auxiliary automated information handling, including:

    (a)  systems design and analysis;

    (b)  acquisition, storage, and conversion of data;

    (c)  computer programming;

    (d)  information storage and retrieval;

    (e)  voice, video, and data communications;

    (f)  requisite systems controls;

    (g)  simulation; and

    (h)  all related interactions between people and machines.

    (9)  “State information architecture” means a logically consistent set of principles, policies, and standards that guide the engineering of state government’s information technology and infrastructure in a way that ensures alignment with state government’s business and service needs.

    Amended by Chapter 246, 2019 General Session