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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

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 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

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

State’s electronic signature solution piloted one year ago HONOLULU – With a single tap on a Microsoft Surface Pro, Gov. David Y. Ige today proclaimed October 10, 2016, Electronic Records Day in Hawaii, electronically signing the ceremonial proclamation using the ...
Read More Governor Marks Electronic Records Day with First ‘eSigned’ Proclamation

State Offers Tips on Using Strong, Unique Passwords HONOLULU – Gov. David Y. Ige has proclaimed October 2016 as Cyber Security Awareness Month in Hawaii, highlighting the state’s vital role in identifying, protecting its citizens from, and responding to cyber ...
Read More ‘Cyber Security Awareness Month’ Underscores Shared Responsibility

“Team Cobra” to represent state at GlobalHack next month in St. Louis, Missouri HONOLULU – Solutions tackling state challenges involving homelessness and jail facility visitation received top honors at the Hawaii Annual Code Challenge (HACC) Judging and Awards Ceremony, held ...
Read More Two Teams Share Top Honors at Hawaii Annual Code Challenge

HONOLULU – Approximately 220 coders and innovators answered the call to apply their collective creativity to improving Hawaii state government. Gov. David Ige and state Chief Information Officer (CIO) Todd Nacapuy today welcomed participants to the state’s Hawaii Annual Code ...
Read More Hundreds Accept the State’s ‘Code Challenge’