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The UMA’s Center for Business and Continuous Improvement is gathering information to help Utah manufacturers deal with the latest COVID-19 related information. UMA’s Center exists to directly help Utah manufacturing companies enhance their competitiveness, productivity, and performance.

If you have any questions you would like addressed in future updates, or feedback about this information, please contact the UMA Center Director, Ryan Mecham at .
Phased Guidelines for the General Public and Businesses
to Maximize Public Health and Economic Reactivation

(April 25, 2020) – Utah Governor Gary Herbert announced Friday the state’s plan to move from a high-risk phase to a moderate phase under the  Utah Moves Together 2.0 plan . The plan, announced earlier this month is a detailed economic recovery plan and outlines ways in which businesses and the general public can start to phase back into life after pandemic. 

“[There are] plans to change the risk category as soon as May 1,” Herbert said during his  Friday news briefing.  “We want people to be ready and anticipate that is going to happen.” 

Under the Utah Moves Together 2.0 plan, phases are  defined by colors . Herbert said the colors are intended to be a visual cue to help the public navigate the opportunities and possibilities each phase.

NAM Webinar: Helping Keep Employees Productive & Secure: Cybersecurity During COVID-19 Leading Edge webinar
The NAM is hosting a special webinar with to leaders from PwC to discuss the looming cybersecurity threats brought on by COVID-19… and how manufacturers can stay ahead of the curve.
This webinar will be held on Wednesday, April 29, at 12 p.m. ET.
To join this call, please RSVP now .   (Note that capacity is limited and we expect this call to fill up, so please let us know if you can attend as soon as possible.)
On this call, we will explore best practices for enabling rapid, secure remote work models, managing third party security risks and steps to developing a multifaceted defense strategy. 

We’ll also discuss the importance of training and communications to confirm your stakeholders and workers are aware of perceived risks, prevention strategies, and contingency plans.

Speakers from PwC include:
  • Joe Nocera, Cyber & Privacy Innovation Institute Leader
  • Emily Stapf, Principal, Cybersecurity & Privacy
  • Harshul Joshi, Principal, Cybersecurity & Privacy
If you would like to learn how UMA's Center can help you, please contact
Ryan Mecham, Director of UMA's Center for Business and Continuous Improvement, at or 801-557-9105.
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