New Jersey

Six months in, state executives reflect on their pandemic response

by • 5 days ago

Winners of StateScoop 50 Awards for GoldenGov: State Executive of the Year share how the pandemic has dramatically changed their operations and outlooks.

Texas and New Jersey IT leaders praise benefits of RPA

by • 7 days ago

State IT officials share strategies for deploying process automation tools and the gains they’re achieving using RPA to improve service delivery.

NJ Transit tests crowdsourcing feature to reduce rail and bus congestion

by • 1 week ago

The transit agency's mobile app now asks passengers to grade how crowded they think their trains or buses are as a way to reduce potential exposure to COVID-19.

New Jersey's unemployment system might get audited

by • 1 month ago

Gov. Phil Murphy gained national attention this year when he asked for COBOL programmers to fix his unemployment mainframe. Now a bill is calling for the state auditor to explain how things fell apart.

From the CISO’s desk: building a stronger cybersecurity posture

by • 1 month ago

The New Jersey Courts were prepared to pivot quickly when the coronavirus hit, thanks to efforts to build a comprehensive cybersecurity framework.

‘Build a coalition’ for election security, says New Jersey’s CISO

by • 2 months ago

The need for actionable intelligence requires broad collaboration on election security, said New Jersey Chief Information Security Officer Michael Geraghty.

New Jersey's innovation office shares digital service lessons from the pandemic

by • 2 months ago

The New Jersey Office of Innovation worked with the Beeck Center at Georgetown University to transform the state government into a digital-first operation.

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

by • 3 months 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 • 3 months ago

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