States continue tinkering with their unemployment systems
States are still ironing out the policies, procedures and technologies that will allow their unemployment insurance platforms to scale for massive demand.
How the Beeck Center helps improve digital services
Beeck Center fellow Kevin Parker shares what his colleagues are learning as they burrow in with digital service teams in New Jersey, Colorado and New York City.
States’ digital services efforts are evolving
Digital services directors in Colorado and New Jersey say they're getting more sophisticated in how they approach software development in their states.
New Jersey says digital divide among students is 'closed'
Gov. Phil Murphy said every single K-12 public school student now has access to the internet and devices to connect to virtual classrooms.
New Jersey launches child services data portal with Rutgers U.
The New Jersey Department of Children and Families' new data portal is hoped to give the public and policymakers a clearer view of the children receiving services from the state government.
Virtual jobs board was key in New Jersey's pandemic response
New Jersey officials said a digital jobs portal stood up at the start of the pandemic enabled key industries to stay afloat while unemployment spiked.
How New Jersey tracked COVID-19 when no data was available
A simple tool, designed in hours, provided critical data to New Jersey officials at the start of the pandemic.
New Jersey CTO discusses increasing telework capacity with cloud
New Jersey’s Christopher Rein says the pandemic was a force multiplier for leadership to invest in cloud and data programs which significantly improve service delivery.
Ransomware is becoming an inevitability, officials say
Speakers during a CyberTalks panel said that governments being targeted with extortion malware is only a matter of time.