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Why does the State of Hawai‘i need a chief data officer?

Making informed decisions about the future of Hawaii requires that decision-makers, both within and external of government, have access to empirical data. That’s why THG identified bills like HB 532 HD1 as being among the most important pieces of legislation this year.

Mar 19, 2019

Hawai‘i must sustain its technology momentum

“By taking quick action to appoint a new state chief information officer (CIO), Gov. David Ige demonstrated a strong appreciation for having capable leadership in place to continue momentum set by previous CIOs ..."

Mar 5, 2019

Data, strategic planning bills critical to transforming state government

THG is strongly supporting four priority bills this legislative session to usher forward progress in the areas of managing government data and long-term strategic planning: SB 1001, HB 532, SB 219, and HB 531.

Feb 26, 2019

THG launches new website

In 2011, the THG community coalition network of citizens helped launch a major initiative to transform the way Hawaii leverages technology. Eight years later, it was time to overhaul the THG website to add greater functionality and resources to our coalition members.

Feb 20, 2019

Is digital government about transformation, optimization or both?

THG recently hosted a robust discussion around the difference between digital government optimization and transformation.

Feb 15, 2019