2012 Sean Kim (Dietrich-IS / Heinz-MISM)
Helped the Airport Authority develop a web site for the Airport.
Developed an information system to better manage work orders
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)
Lead a process in the Ministry to develop a technology plan. She focused especially on improving data communication and file sharing between the Ministry's multiple sites. She also helped out with many of the Ministry's cultural events.
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
2010 Rohit Bothra (H&SS-IS)
Designed and developed an information system to improve payroll management for all government employees.
MINISTRY OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS
2012 Anlan Cai (Heinz-MSPPM)
Assessed the Ministry's paper-based record management needs and provided a detailed recommendation on how to move to electronic records.
2005 Justin Cinicolo (H&SS-IS)
Re-engineered and revised the national immigration database.
Implemented broadband Internet connectivity into the Ministry.
MINISTRY OF HEALTH
2010 David Bunker (SCS-CS)
Re-implemented the Ministry web site to be based on an open-source content management system to provide the ability for a broader set of staff to update content.
2004 Mark Egerman (SCS-CS)
Created a web site to communicate with the Cook Islands public.
This site was used and updated until it was replaced in 2010 with one providing more functionality.
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
2012 Haya Throwfeek (Qatar-IS)
Upgraded and integrated discrete databases into a better information system to manage survey and permit information.
MINISTRY OF INTERNAL AFFAIRS
2012 Tim Garvey (Heinz-MSPPM)
Designed and implemented a new database to allow the Ministry to better manage welfare recipient information.
2005 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
2010 Rohan Kalra (H&SS-IS)
Designed and implemented a system to better manage information in the criminal, probation and prison systems.
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
2011 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
2012 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.
2005 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.
As of February 2009, this document continued to be the guiding strategy for the country.