Sean Kim (Dietrich-IS / Heinz-MISM)
DEPARTMENT OF NATIONAL HUMAN RESOURCES AND DEVELOPMENT
Jeremy Cohen Hoffing (H&SS-IS)
Developed a new web portal to allow the National Human Resources Development Department to communicate student scholarship information, department information, and information about the organizations under their management.
Ian Pearson (Heinz-MSPPM)
Developed Department capacity to develop and manage simple database systems.
Developed a few small databases to manage financial information and student records.
Improved Department data analysis and reporting skills using Microsoft Access and Excel.
MINISTRY OF AGRICULTURE
Chloe Koo (Dietrich-IS)
Redesigned and developed a new web site for the Ministry.
Trained staff on how to update and maintain the site.
Developed a set of forms to be accessible on the site so that customers could download, complete, and email forms to the Ministry to expedite the processing of agricultural permits.
MINISTRY OF CULTURAL DEVELOPMENT
Rachel Crown (Dietrich-IS)
MINISTRY OF EDUCATION
Lindsey Bleimes (SCS-CS)
Improved the technical infrastructure of the Ministry and provided training to Ministry technical support staff.
Implemented an open-source course management system to help the Ministry share information and support distance education programs for both teachers and students.
MINISTRY OF FINANCE AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
Rohit Bothra (H&SS-IS)
MINISTRY OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS
Anlan Cai (Heinz-MSPPM)
Justin Cinicolo (H&SS-IS)
MINISTRY OF HEALTH
David Bunker (SCS-CS)
Mark Egerman (SCS-CS)
Created a web site to communicate with the Cook Islands public.
Designed and planned installation of a local area network for the hospital.
Provided advice toward implementing a new commercial health information system.
MINISTRY OF INFRASTRUCTURE AND PLANNING
Haya Throwfeek (Qatar-IS)
MINISTRY OF INTERNAL AFFAIRS
Tim Garvey (Heinz-MSPPM)
Stephanie Fan (H&SS-IS)
Developed Ministry capacity to develop and manage simple database systems.
Developed a database to manage information about welfare beneficiaries.
Developed a database to more efficiently manage data in the Office of Censorship
MINISTRY OF JUSTICE
Rohan Kalra (H&SS-IS)
MINISTRY OF MARINE RESOURCES
Amin Ali (Dietrich-IS)
Assessed the current marine vehicle licensing system and developed an easily updatable database to track vehicle licensing and registration information.
Aggregated information from other systems to create a unified relational database.
Helped to update and correct obsolete information on the Ministry website.
MINISTRY OF TRANSPORT
Elizabeth Li (Dietrich-IS)
Assisted the Ministry in reorganizing the files on its shared server.
Completed and published its Joomla-based website
Created a query system to help reduce phone calls and walk in appointments.
Improved the Ministry’s licensing operations by conducting training on basic database design and helped the Ministry to better understand the relationship between Microsoft Access and Excel.
OFFICE OF THE PRIME MINISTER
Kenrick Fernandes (Qatar-CS)
Surveyed 40 government ministries and documented the state of their systems for backing up data.
Investigated alternative government-wide backup strategies including outsourcing to Telecom Cook Islands.
Documented requirements for the backup strategy and made recommendations based on both financial and technical criteria.
Carla Salman-Martinez (Heinz-MSPPM)
Trained new e-government staff members in risk analysis, feasibility assessment, cost-benefit analysis, net present value, change management, and use of the Microsoft applications Project 98 and Visio.
Developed and documented an E-government Strategy for the Cook Islands.