From the Office of the CIO: Newark’s Tech Policy is Driven by Mayor Baraka’s Vision for Newark 3.0
When I have been talking technology in Newark, I have noticed a convergence of language. The city is going through a “tech renaissance,” and it is building a “tech ecosystem,” as we’re getting closer to becoming a “live-work-play city.” These are all true, and I would like to add some details about just how we got here.
NJTW Story of the Year 2016: Newark’s Tech Renaissance
The year 2016 has been a boom time for tech in Newark! This city has become both a great place for startups and tech companies and a place that "gets" tech. Its streets are getting smart kiosks, residents can use smart apps to plug into city services, parks are offering “lightning fast” wireless and office buildings are being connected to world-class Internet at bargain prices.
PSE&G and EDF 'Google It
Natural-gas leaks are a persistent challenge for utility companies. Like other utilities, PSE&G monitors its system carefully, and fixes any leaks that pose a safety risk quickly. But other leaks that don't pose an immediate hazard can linger while companies work their way through upgrading thousands of miles of old infrastructure. When these nonhazardous leaks add…
Technology Marketing in the Digital Age: How to Improve Traffic and Engagement on Your Social Media Platforms in 2017 (Part 2)
Last month, we began a discussion around how to drive engagement on social media. Many organizations know they want to share ideas and insights and build relationships via their social media platforms, but don’t know where to start. As you will recall, a critical starting point revolves around traffic boosting.
Asbury Park Coworking Space Cowerks Renovates, Expands
Cowerks, the coworking space in Asbury Park, unveiled its newly renovated premises at a launch event on December 3. Located in the Lakehouse complex, on Lake Avenue, Cowerks has renovated its entire third-floor space, adding dedicated desk rooms and phone rooms similar to the ones found at places like WeWork in New York.