Strategic Partnership Between NJEdge and AWS

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Strategic and technical partnerships allow our community of institutions to collaborate more seamlessly to leverage technology and operate more efficiently. The alliance between NJEdge and EdgeMarket’s collaborator, Amazon Web Services (AWS), offers many benefits and makes innovative cloud technology more…

Carol Kondrach Provides Innovative Leadership Within the Technology World

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Kondrach Started as Deputy CIO at Princeton University in January 2019 Within the technology world, the people behind the technology are the key drivers who enable, inspire and empower the people, programs and tools in their organization to perform at…

From Utility to Partner: How Leadership & Collaboration Can Transform IT

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Dr. Mira Lalovic-Hand Navigates Forces of Technology to Drive Rowan’s Success When Dr. Mira Lalovic-Hand was appointed Chief Information Officer and Senior Vice President for Information Resources & Technology at Rowan University in 2013, many colleges and universities had not…

Jeremy Livingston Oversees NJEdge’s Cybersecurity Products and Solutions

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Most of us don’t think about the scary dark world lurking behind our computer screens. The concept of what, or who, lurks behind the screen is not often considered until after an attack has taken place and a part of…

Farleigh Dickinson University Takes NJEdge’s New Virtual Chief Information Security Officer Solution for a Test Drive

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From the organization’s beginning, NJEdge has been dedicated to creating a better world for its members by providing statewide advanced networking, access to optimal technology solutions and services, and insight and expertise in information technologies. With technology ecosystems changing so…

Finding Solutions: From Proposals to Procurement

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NJEdge Selects New ERP Technology Advances in information technology have not only redefined how educational institutions provide a student learning experience, but also how they handle their day-to-day operations, including human resources, finance, and student information. Many schools are replacing…

Women Leaders in Technology: A Professional Network

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Women Leaders in Technology, established by NJEdge in 2018 to advance the information technology profession for women, will officially launch in January 2019. Digital transformation in higher education will be the primary focus of the Professional Network with guidance from…

Woodbridge Township Puts Their Kids First

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In 1998, Woodbridge Township made a commitment to their children when the Municipal Government combined services with the Woodbridge Township School District. This Herculean effort twenty years ago meant 24 local schools in the school district and the local government…

NJ Big Data Alliance Grassroot Efforts Benefit Academia and Industry in the State

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Life can easily become overwhelming with the amount of information flowing through our lives. Data comes from a wide variety of sources, including business, individual, and industry activities, as well as the natural environment. The data gathered can be transformative.…

Monmouth University’s Librarian Kurt W. Wagner Plays a Profound Role in Higher Education

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Wagner Named Chair of VALE  Executive Committee In a setting fit for royalty, the Monmouth University library is housed in the historic Guggenheim Cottage in West Long Branch, New Jersey. The 1905 École des Beaux-Arts mansion provides an impressive and…

Technology Solutions Help Educators Focus on Students’ Needs

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NJEdge Partners with Google for Education and Mend the Gap Each child walking through a teacher’s door comes in with different needs. A great teacher works hard to reach these diverse boys and girls, often burning the candle at both…

Using Technology to Help Every Child Find Success

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NJEdge shares digital transformation message with the K-12 Community at NJSBA’s 2018 Conference, themed “Engaging Every Student” How do you provide a path for every child to find success in life? This question was exactly what was discussed at the…

Dr. Merodie Hancock Provides Valuable Leadership at Thomas Edison State University

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Looking back through our lives, it’s easy to see how a map unfolds filled with experiences and connections. The dots interconnect from one location to another. For Dr. Merodie Hancock, her purposeful map has provided her with opportunities at higher…

NJEdge Benefits Its Membership by Expanding EdgeNet’s Digital Footprint

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From the beginning of NJEdge, the non-profit technology consortium has cared about their digital footprint and how the evolving footprint would impact members. These steps began back in 1997, when a technology ecosystem was developed and grown into what is…

Michele Norin Leads Rutgers University to Prominence with Efficient and Effective Technology Services

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Norin Named New Jersey Tech Council 2018 CIO of the Year In the digital age, life struggles to function without reliable technology. If a connection is slow or the network has disruptions, frustrations quickly come to the surface. People have…

Zoom Video Conferencing Provides New Learning Opportunities for Higher Education

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Video conferencing has become a necessity in higher education, as it allows schools to expand their impact by offering new learning opportunities from across the world. Students can learn from guest lecturers literally located anywhere in the world. Collaboration via…

Embracing the Advancement of Technology and Its Impact on Higher Education

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Seton Hall’s Paul Fisher Plays Crucial Role in Technology Evolution The advancement of technology and the transformation of digital capabilities over the past 25 years have complicated how institutions of higher education implement their technology plans and oversee equipment, support,…

CIO Studies Show What it Takes to Become a Successful CIO

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Thriving chief information officers (CIOs) in higher education like to know what’s happening around campus. Knowledge is power to them as they guide decision-making and oversee technology. For Dr. Wayne A. Brown, this passion for helping CIOs become successful has…

Internet2 Research Network’s Technology Solutions Transform the Nature of Active Collaboration

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Exploration of one’s surroundings has taken place since the beginning of time, but technology has transformed how research takes place and how it touches people from all points of the earth. Suddenly, someone studying at the University of Westminster in…

Dr. Barbara Lockee, Impacts Education & Technology in Higher Education and the Workplace

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Dr. Lockee, a professor of instructional design and technology at Virginia Tech, prepares students at both the masters and doctoral levels to go out into the world and impact their workplaces. She guides students down their specific career paths, whether…

Sallie Wright, Impacts the World with Technology Transformation and Mentorship

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With a population of more than one million, and comprising 90 percent of the city of Atlanta, Fulton is Georgia's largest county and economic hub. Sallie Wright was hired in 2015 as the county’s chief information officer, serving in the…

READY Education: Meets the Needs of a Mobile-First Generation

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College move-in days are hectic and filled with chaos. Freshmen and their families pull up to dorms in a daze, filled with a combination of fear and excitement. Anxiety rises close to the surface, as friendships are slim and the…

The Constantly Changing Technology Marathon of Innovation

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For some people, technology seems a constantly changing rat race. They are continually trying to keep up with changes and new inventions. Others think of it as a marathon, with a new race starting right after one has finished. Either…

Digital Leadership and the Transforming Role of a CIO in Higher Education

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CCM Uses a Combination of Technology and Data to Make Important Decisions that Support Student Success When Dr. Anthony J. Iacono attended the University of Central Florida in the early 1990s, the only way he could look up information was…