By collaborating and sharing technology solutions,
we can create a thriving Hawai‘i.
What is TRUE?
TRUE is an initiative of the Hawai‘i Executive Collaborative, supporting the CHANGE Framework and Movement.
TRUE aims to tech-enable organizations through collaboration and sharing of solutions. This will create jobs and opportunities with higher wage-earning capacity through increased use of innovation and technology.
TRUE drives practical adoption of technology – we all face common business challenges; let’s solve these with technology and innovation, and share our solutions with each other so we can all benefit. We can achieve more by fostering a public, private and community collaboration to create a future in which all of Hawai‘i’s residents can thrive.
Many organizations in Hawai‘i, with a few exceptions, are slow to adapt new technologies. Tech-enabled jobs earn over 50% more than a non-tech-enabled job.
Technology and innovation can be an enabler to increase productivity and efficiencies, and with more opportunities, we can begin to reverse the brain-drain from Hawai‘i.
Through a public and private collaborative effort, limited information technology resources and investments can be shared and leveraged across sectors and industries. We can also continue to develop our workforce and benefit and support local university curriculums, exposing students to credited, paid internships and real-world experience.
We are based in the Entrepreneur’s Sandbox, where Hawai‘i’s public and private sector converge on common pain points and, together, pilot different technologies to develop real-life solutions.
Technology: IBM Watson
Learn how IBM Watson’s AI solution can automate processes and provide efficiencies in a myriad of operational needs..
NEC Facial Recognition
Technology: Facial Recognition
Consider applications for facial recognition in security, improved customer service, improve processing time or data analytics. NEC will demo their facial recognition technology, which is already in use in Atlanta airports for immigration..
Gartner – Infrastructure and Operations, Cloud strategies
Technology: Cloud Solutions
Get the Latest Insights about IT Infrastructure and Operations from IT Leaders. See how to accelerate innovation and agility in a hybrid environment by creating a successful IT Infrastructure and operations strategy, one that will enable your organization’s digital future..
AWS re:Invent is a learning conference hosted by Amazon Web Services for the global cloud computing community..
Island Innovation Demo Day
This event bringing together entrepreneurs, investors, and corporate partners from both Japan and Hawai‘i, enthusiastic about developing sustainability solutions. The selected startups that applied through the public application will have an opportunity to pitch in front of Japanese investors..
CRM Fireside Chat
Deena Tearney, Melissa Ah Ho-Mauga
Technology: Salesforce, Field Service Lightning
Learn about the importance of putting your Customers at the center of your business. St. Francis is undergoing a very interesting business and digital transformation using Salesforce to change the way they manage their operations. Their VP of Client Services will share their vision, Salesforce journey, and lesson’s learned along the way.
AI for HR
Technology: Google Suite, LinkedIn, HireVue
How Tech and Innovation have impacted the HR space. See how companies have adapted to more effectively meet their HR needs.
Hiring & Managing Remote Resources.
Lori Teranishi: Founder & Principal, iQ 360.
LinkedIn Success Story.
Todd Nacapuy: CIO, HEMIC.
AI for HR Recruiting.
Eric Heenan: President, Alakaʻi Executive Search.
Community Mentorship for Innovation
See how Data House is partnering with Transform Hawai‘i Government and University of Hawai‘i to solve real world problems to help make Hawai‘i a better place, while preparing our next generation with the skills and experiences to launch them into their careers in technology..
AI for Call Center: Amazon Connect Bootcamp
Provides a thorough understanding of core concepts related to the provisioning, configuration, and management of Amazon Connect. This hands-on lab empowers you to use Amazon Connect to deliver a specific service or as a platform to build a complete contact center solution.
AI for Call Centers
- Reduce customer service costs
- Improve other customer service channels
- Decrease customer wait times
AI for HR Recruitment
- Reduce time to hire
- Increase productivity for recruiters
- Deliver enhanced candidate experience that is seamless, simple, and intuitive.
Blockchain for Vehicle Travel Management
- No risk of losing documents necessary to prove ownership
- Clear record of ownership
- Prevention of title theft
Adaptation Electronic Forms & Records
- Potential to streamline and digitize processes
- Allow people to avoid mailing to submit forms
- Allow state leadership access to data to make informed decisions
Utilization of Credit Card Transaction Data
- Large and small businesses can access information
- Businesses can use information to refine marketing efforts and product mix
Cloud-based Solutions for Travel Approval
- Reduce steps in cumbersome multi-level approval processes
- Save time with pre-filled traveler details
- Automate approvals for more efficient workflow
Cloud-based Solutions for Field Service Management
- Easily track employee activities and equipment
- Reduce costs and boost efficiency
- Access customer data, manage orders, and plan routes
Utilization of GPS Data
- Can monitor locations heavily used by residents and visitors
- Understand which locations are most impacted can aid in planning for visitation mitigation efforts
Infrastructure: Repository of Foundational Solutions
- Business continuity and easy disaster recovery
- Cost savings for IT, infrastructure and hardware
- Increase efficiency
Data Mining to Identify Target Japanese Customers
- State can refine marketing efforts in Japan
- Hawai‘i businesses can target these visitors as customers
Community Innovation Mentorship Program
- Internship Model that nurtures our future generation of problem solvers and leaders
- Corporations give back by mentoring students in developing real-life solutions that positively impact our community
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