Posts By: Mobile Gov

Trends on Tuesday: I Want It Now

Is mobile changing us?
 The rapid adoption of cell phones and, especially, the spread of internet-connected smartphones are changing people’s communications with others and their relationships with information. Users’ ability to access data immediately through apps and web browsers and through contact with their social networks is creating a new culture of real-time information seekers… Read more »

The Mobile Platform Development Webinar Series Continues!

The
Mobile Platform Development Webinar Series
 will continue with
Apple iOS on Wednesday at 2 p.m. EST. Before the session, we wanted to share some highlights from the first two sessions presented by Research in Motion(RIM)/Blackberry and Windows Phone.
The series was developed to
help government agencies learn how to deliver government content–information, data and services–anytime, anywhere and on… Read more »

Wikithon at Smithsonian American History Museum!

Very excited about Thursday’s Wikithon, which will be right on The Mall at the National Museum of American History. Details WHAT: “Ruby Slippers” WikithonWHEN: Thursday, April 26TIME: 3-5 pm EDTWHERE: National Museum of American History in the Constitution Cafe, in Washington D.C. Enter on 14th and Constitution Ave, NW. We’ll be working on fleshing out… Read more »

MobileGov Apps on Display

Last week, we wrote about great mobile products presented rapid-fire. Here are a few: >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Did you register yet for our FREE Mobile Platform Development Series? Learn about how to get your apps into the app stores! Learn more. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>

Trends on Tuesday: Apps vs Mobile Web, again

Last week, we moderated a session on what the research shows on mobile use–and our regular discussion about whether people prefer mobile web over native apps. Our speakers, Aaron Smith from Pew Internet and David Metcalf from Univ. of Central Florida, had pros and cons for both approaches, but ultimately agreed that, It Depends. eMarketer… Read more »

Getting Your Apps in App Stores

Announcing the Mobile Platform Development Webinar Series! GSA’s Mobile Gov Program Management Office is working with agencies throughout government to help them deliver government content–information, data and services–anytime, anywhere and on any device. One way to deliver content to citizens is via applications on mobile devices or native mobile apps. Agencies with mission-related apps need… Read more »

The SaferBus App

The SaferBus App allows users to access real time bus safety performance information from the U.S. Department of Transportation Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration. According to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, SaferBus: Provides the general public an efficient way to view and access the safety performance of commercial motor carriers including motor coach and… Read more »

Mobile Gov Shifts + Prognostications

A quick video on trends in practices for agencies, shifts in agency aproaches and predictions about the Mobile Gov landscape from Gwynne Kostin, Director Mobile in GSA’s Office of Citizen Services and Innovative Technologies. Resources Get your thinking “unstuck” and check out the resources to help you smartly deliver anytime, anywhere, any device mobile info… Read more »