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HONOLULU – Gov. David Y. Ige today announced a partnership between the State of Hawai‘i and SANS Institute to offer high school and college students the opportunity this summer to participate in a free online cybersecurity assessment and exercise called ...
Read More State partners with SANS Institute to help students test cyber aptitude

HONOLULU – In recognition of the highly technical nature of major modernization projects, Gov. David Y. Ige today named state Chief Information Officer (CIO) Todd Nacapuy executive sponsor of the Tax System Modernization (TSM) project. While the Department of Taxation ...
Read More CIO to lead tax modernization into technical phases

HONOLULU – The State of Hawaii is calling all computer programmers, software developers, and tech-minded innovators to lend their collective creativity toward improving state government at the 2017 Hawaii Annual Code Challenge (HACC), the state’s second event of its kind. ...
Read More 2017 Hawaii Annual Code Challenge Kicks Off Aug. 26

Led the Department of Accounting and General Services (DAGS) in collaboration with the Office of Enterprise Technology Services (ETS), the multi-year HawaiiPay project launched in November 2016 to begin overhauling and modernizing how the state processes payroll serving more than ...
Read More Payroll Modernization Project Improves Resiliency of Employee HR Data

The Center for Technology (CT) and the Texas Technology Consortium (TTC) in June 2017 recognized CIO Todd Nacapuy with the 2017 Trailblazer Award in recognition of individual leadership and excellence in information technology in the public sector. “Under Mr. Nacapuy’s ...
Read More State CIO recognized by peers as IT ‘Trailblazer’

HONOLULU — Gov. David Ige today signed legislation that strengthens governance and third-party review of large information technology (IT) projects throughout the entire executive branch to ensure success. Senate Bill 850 HD2 CD1, Relating to Information Technology (now Act 37), ...
Read More Governor Signs Senate Bill 850, Expands CIO’s Authority to Initiate Third-Party Review of IT Projects

HONOLULU — The Office of Enterprise Technology Services (ETS) is accepting applications for the State of Hawaii’s Transformation Internship Program (TIP), an award-winning, technology-focused program that will run this summer from June 26 to Aug. 11, 2017. The deadline to ...
Read More ‘TIP’ for College Students: Consider a State Internship for Large-Scale IT Experience

HONOLULU—The state Office of Planning’s Hawaii Statewide Geographic Information System (GIS) Program launched a new Geospatial Data Portal (geoportal.hawaii.gov), which provides streamlined access to hundreds of data layers, topographic maps, imagery, and developer features. “The new data portal provides increased ...
Read More State Launches New Geospatial Data Portal

HONOLULU — The State Procurement Office (SPO), in partnership with the Office of Enterprise Technology Services (ETS), recently announced that Hawaii state and local government agencies now have access to the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) Schedule Program for procuring ...
Read More Hawaii Government Agencies Now Able to Leverage GSA for IT Services

“My mission is to help secure the state. One of the largest initiatives is to focus on getting the visibility that’s needed, so we can see what’s happening in different parts of the state. I’m doing an assessment to try ...
Read More Hoang works to protect the state’s massive computer networks (Honolulu Star-Advertiser)