Wyoming’s Open Source Enterprise Code Library a Secret No More

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NASCIO award-winning project speeds app development, slashes costs.

As described in Wyoming’s NASCIO awards program entry submitted by Deputy State CIO Meredith Bickell, the project launched in 2013 and its main purpose is to serve as a repository of reusable code modules (or “lego blocks”) that can be employed and added to by state agencies building applications. ETS provides internet and enterprise IT services to Wyoming’s executive branch, agencies, boards and commissions.

The upshot of the code library is that apps can be built faster and less expensively – in some cases reducing costs from hundreds of thousands of dollars to less than a thousand. As you might imagine, plenty of what needs to go into such apps, from secure logins to reporting and notifications, is common across agencies.

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