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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)

HONOLULU — Windward Oahu resident Vincent Hoang has joined the Office of Enterprise Technology Services (ETS) as the State of Hawaii’s chief information security officer (CISO), a position approved by the Legislature in 2016. In place since Dec. 1, Hoang ...
Read More Vincent Hoang Named State Chief Information Security Officer

Launched just over one year ago, the State of Hawaii’s “eSign” program is reducing the amount of paper being used and saving valuable time better spent working on issues facing the state. As a result, Hawaii state government is transitioning ...
Read More State Enhances Government Services with E-Signatures, Paperless Workflows

To those who work within Hawaii’s tech community, the high caliber of local skill and talent comes as no surprise. But to others less familiar, the many examples of innovation and outright digital triumphs are not always so apparent. For ...
Read More State hackathon breaks the mold, showcases local tech talent (Honolulu Star-Advertiser)

The state is turning to the Internet in hopes of landing qualified workers for highly skilled, high-paying jobs. Traditional methods have fallen short, so they’re using your money to launch a pilot project in hopes of targeting, and landing, the ...
Read More State turning to Internet in hopes of landing qualified workers for highly skilled jobs (KHON)