Christopher Rein

New Jersey taps IBM's mainframe as a service


Technology officials said it didn't make sense to invest in another expensive machine as agencies modernize their applications.

CRM critical for states' services, CIO says


Rapid response during the health crisis was facilitated by strong relationships with agency customers, says Texas CIO Amanda Crawford.

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.

Six months in, state executives reflect on their pandemic response


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

New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy hires state's first chief innovation officer


Beth Noveck, a professor at New York University, previously served as the White House's deputy chief technology officer.

New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy finally appoints a new chief technology officer


Technology veteran Christopher Rein, who most recently served in cybersecurity roles with the state, will inherit an IT consolidation effort launched by his predecessor.