New Jersey

Newark, New Jersey, technology chief Steve Emanuel to step down

by • 5 days ago

After 18 months heading Newark's IT, the former statewide CIO will take a consulting position with CGI to assist state and local government agencies in New Jersey.

Pandemic telework broadened the target area for ransomware attacks, state officials say

by • 2 weeks ago

Government cybersecurity efforts now need to account for workers' home networks and personal devices, state CISOs said.

Newark, New Jersey, taps car dealerships for food delivery

by • 2 months ago

Newark, New Jersey, is using interactive dashboards to connect local charities with car dealerships to fight food insecurity during the pandemic.

State unemployment systems are still struggling

by • 2 months ago

Governors continue to apologize for computer systems that continue to have new problems as the pandemic wears on.

Elizabeth, N.J., uses drones to enforce social distancing

by • 3 months ago

Five drones loaned to the city from DJI are equipped with pre-recorded messages from Mayor Chris Bollwage, reminding the public to stay indoors during the pandemic.

New Jersey needs COBOL coders to fix ailing unemployment system

by • 3 months ago

New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy put out a call for workers who know a programming language now primarily used to keep government's aging mainframe systems alive.

New Jersey's new coronavirus website lets users ask questions

by • 3 months ago

The portal, launched over the weekend, uses natural language processing to search across various databases for answers to specific virus-related questions.

Coronavirus can't get New Jersey's Twitter down

by • 4 months ago

The Garden State's lovably mouthy social-media account is sharing useful advice about the ongoing pandemic without losing the tone that's made it a star of digital government.

New Jersey's Twitter account is unabashedly New Jersey

by • 7 months ago

Most state governments' official Twitter accounts just share press releases and service advisories. New Jersey's talks about your mom.