IT consolidation and beefed-up cybersecurity have elevated the standing of Oklahoma’s technology infrastructure, but they’ve also uncovered a possible lack of productivity from state employees.
Three of the top 10 sites used by state agencies in fall 2013 were social media platforms, according to a legislative report. The high rate of social activity initially caught the attention of lawmakers who, while touring Oklahoma’s new security operations center, saw a list of “most visited sites” and asked for specific information on network usage.
The study data showed Facebook as No. 1 on the list, with more than 2 million views in a three-month span. Twitter ranked No. 5 at 272,661 page visits, while YouTube checked in at No. 8, with 225,228 views.