Newark, New Jersey, technology chief Steve Emanuel to step down
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Most state governments' official Twitter accounts just share press releases and service advisories. New Jersey's talks about your mom.