GovLoop - Knowledge Network for Government

All Blog Posts Tagged 'apps' (101)

Your GovLoop Research Digest: 3 Mobile Resources

Happy Monday GovLoop- last week I gave you all a quick look at some of the research we’ve done at GovLoop. To start of this week, I wanted to get a little more focused, so let’s start off this week talking about one of my favorite topics-…

Continue

Added by Pat Fiorenza on August 11, 2013 at 10:47pm — 1 Comment

10 Most Entertaining Government Mobile Apps

I may have to retract my statement yesterday that webcams are my favorite public good. I have been doing some research on government mobile apps that has changed my opinion. In the past, I only utilized government apps for reference or career information. These apps were usually visually boring and not very much fun to use. However, I found a whole new genre of government apps that are both educational and…

Continue

Added by Samantha Holquist on August 8, 2013 at 3:00pm — 7 Comments

Social Media in States - Status Report

Social media has revolutionized government's interactions with its citizens. A new survey by NASCIO found 100% of state chief information officers said social media is apart of their business operations. 83% said they use Facebook. 81% use Twitter. 83% use Youtube. 80% of CIOs say social media is either essential or a high priority at their agency. 

That's a big change from…

Continue

Added by Emily Jarvis on June 25, 2013 at 1:30pm — No Comments

To Infinity And Beyond - Using Open Data to Create Space Apps.

Sol is the world's first interplanetary weather app, it integrates weather data from the Curiosity rover on Mars with weather data from here on Earth. The app was developed by Ingenology for the NASA Space App Challenge.

Mike Wilson is the President of Ingenology. He told Chris Dorobek on the…

Continue

Added by Emily Jarvis on June 5, 2013 at 11:30am — No Comments

Government Challenges - Your Solutions - Why Challenge.gov Works

In 2010 the General Services Administration launched Challenge.gov. The idea was simple the site would house agency contests and competitions together in one place. But no one could have predicted the success. Now three years in, Challenge.gov…

Continue

Added by Emily Jarvis on May 20, 2013 at 1:30pm — No Comments

What Exactly Makes Gambling From Mobile.

Gambling From Gadgets appears to be acquiring all the trouble and is rapidly invading the mobile products of people who loves to bet a lot of of the time. Mobile Phone Gambling is nowadays trending because of the technological enhancements that lift up the approach of playing online. In the instance you are about to read the whole article, it is wise that you get the grip of what and gambling from your mobile device works. Given that the word portable merely explains the item mobile devices or… Continue

Added by Vicki Yancey on May 18, 2013 at 11:25pm — No Comments

The Agile Approach to Innovation - Why it worked in Michigan - Part 2

Becoming an innovator doesn't happen overnight, you need strong support from your leaders, an ability to take risks and budgetary support. Michigan's CIO David Behen and CTO Rod Davenport know all about implementing innovation. They recently been named as Government Technology's Top 25 in Technology for their work in Michigan. 

In part one of our discussion we talked about the hard truths of implementing a…

Continue

Added by Emily Jarvis on May 9, 2013 at 1:03pm — No Comments

CDC Turns to Apps to Create Disease Detectives - Social Media and Health

The Centers for Disease Control have launched a new app - Solve the Outbreak - to help teach people about disease outbreaks. The interactive game allows users to track, solve and prevent future outbreaks. 

Alex Cassanova is the Innovations Team Lead at the CDC. He told Chris Dorobek on the DorobekINSIDER that the users play the role of CDC's disease…

Continue

Added by Emily Jarvis on May 1, 2013 at 11:00am — No Comments

Gender-based Tablets? Meet "ePad Femme"

It was bound to happen sooner or later.

That is, private sector companies marketing the latest tablets to consumers based on their sex -- it could be a money maker, never know?

World's…

Continue

Added by David B. Grinberg on March 16, 2013 at 11:00am — 4 Comments

Crowdsourcing Solutions, One Competition at a Time: TopCoder Profiled - 2

Last week we told you about TopCoder. (You can access the entire interview here). But basically TopCoder is member based group of more than 460,000 coders from around the world, that harnesses the power of crowd-sourcing to achieve goals. 

It seems fairly straightforward right?…

Continue

Added by Emily Jarvis on March 11, 2013 at 1:00pm — 1 Comment

Government Competitions Redux: TopCoder and the Power of Crowdsourcing - 1

Competitions are changing the way government iterates and innovates. NASA and OPM have both opted to use TopCoder to create new apps. 

TopCoder is member based group of more than 460,000 coders from around the world. TopCoder harnesses the power of crowd-sourcing to achieve goals. 

Mike Lydon is the…

Continue

Added by Emily Jarvis on February 26, 2013 at 12:00pm — 1 Comment

Building a More Efficient Government with GIS Technology

Many public organizations are using GIS technology to become more efficient and better manage their various facilities. One great case study is how the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) developed a smartphone app to report repair issues in real-time. LAUSD is the second largest public school district in the US and manages facilities that include 1,065 K–12 schools; more than 200 education centers and…

Continue

Added by Amy DeWolf on February 18, 2013 at 4:30pm — No Comments

SuperTracker - USDA's new app. brings together big data to help you get healthy

SuperTracker is the new app. for USDA. It allows individuals to track their food intake in the dietary guidelines put out annually by the USDA. 

Dr. Robert Post is the Deputy Director for the Center Nutrition Policy and Promotion at the USDA. He and his team are also finalists for the ACT- IAC …

Continue

Added by Emily Jarvis on February 13, 2013 at 11:00am — 5 Comments

5 simple ways to do your job better in 2013

 

 

All year long we've been talking about ways you can improve your leadership skills. Find a better job. Make a difference. So we wanted to take a step back and pull out the five best pieces of advice we've heard this year. It's all part of our mission to help you do your job better. So let's get started. …

Continue

Added by Emily Jarvis on January 2, 2013 at 10:30am — No Comments

Spot the Success - The DorobekINSIDER's Most Inspiring Stories from 2012

 

It's been a great year at the DorobekINSIDER. Our show launched in February and 260 guests later the show is really something we are very proud of. So, for the last week in 2012, we wanted to do something different. We wanted to take a step back and highlight some of the great…

Continue

Added by Emily Jarvis on December 28, 2012 at 10:30am — No Comments

You Clicked -- See the Top DorobekINSIDER Posts

 

It's been a great year at the DorobekINSIDER. Our show launched in February and 260 guests later the show is really something we are very proud of. So, for the last week in 2012, we wanted to do something different. We wanted to take a step back and highlight some of the great…

Continue

Added by Emily Jarvis on December 21, 2012 at 10:30am — 2 Comments

The DorobekINSIDER's Picks for 2012

 

It's been a great year at the DorobekINSIDER. Our show launched in February and 260 guests later the show is really something we are very proud of. So, for the last week in 2012, we wanted to do something different. We wanted to take a step back and highlight some of the great…

Continue

Added by Emily Jarvis on December 21, 2012 at 9:30am — No Comments

5 Lessons Learned for Mobile Adoption for 2012

Throughout the month of December, GovLoop has been reviewing the year in government technology – everything from BYOD to…

Continue

Added by Pat Fiorenza on December 19, 2012 at 8:00am — No Comments

Is Social Media the Ultimate Experiment in Big Data? Especially In Disasters?

When Superstorm Sandy hit the eastern seaboard earlier this month more than 20 million people took to twitter to show their support, air grievances and ask for help. Click here for our conversation with Kate Starbird about the social media response. 

But Sandy wasn't the first natural disaster to create a social…

Continue

Added by Emily Jarvis on November 29, 2012 at 11:30am — No Comments

Tips on Winning (and Keeping) the Business - Mobile Apps

This question was posed on Quora: "What should agencies care about regarding mobile apps for brands - winning awards or getting downloads?" Here is my response.

 

I. Winning the business



Clients want apps that 

1) Look cool …

Continue

Added by Dannielle Blumenthal on November 23, 2012 at 8:42am — No Comments

Monthly Archives

2014

2013

2012

2011

2010

2009

2008

1999

© 2014   Created by GovLoop.

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service