Posts By Christy Rowley

Government, go mobile in 2012. Do it right 7. Of wallets, benefits, chirpy lamps

By Andreas Muno Commuting and her virtual sister were main topics of our last post. In our last post of this blog series, we shall look at advantages of mobilized money transfers, how mobile technology may help preventing fraud and abuse or just improve efficiency of public benefits systems, and what other public mobile experiencesRead… Read more »

Government, Go Mobile in 2012. Do it Right 6. Commuting and Her Virtual Sister.

By Andreas Muno More convenience for motorists and virtual queueing were some of the topics of last week’s post. We shall stick with traffic today for starters: As the time spent commuting increases with congested roads during rush-hours, costing Chicagoan and Washingtonian car commuters 70 hours of their lives every year, and $1,166 on averageRead… Read more »

Government, Go Mobile in 2012. Do It Right 5. Transact and Transform.

By Andreas Muno Reach your people when it matters” was the motto of last week’s post. This week, we shall look into mobilizing monetary transactions and applications for applications [I cannot resist puns, and will not apologize, either ]. More convenience for motorists saves cities money When citizens and employees requested online access to governmentRead… Read more »

Government, Go Mobile in 2012. Do It Right 4

By Andreas Muno Last week we discussed how smaller mobile devices have made it cheaper and easier for public security and field services workers to do their jobs efficiently. And, how as an added benefit, citizens have become more engaged and are taking some of the burden off of governments. This week we are goingRead… Read more »

Government, Go Mobile in 2012. Do It Right 3

By Andreas Muno In last week’s post, we discussed how enterprise mobility increases employee productivity and how IT departments can provide better data protection and properly monitor the use of mobile devices for work. This week we have a look at Public Security and Field Services This is the classic area for mobile applications inRead… Read more »

Government, Go Mobile in 2012. Do It Right 2

By: Andreas Muno In the last post, we discussed how Government/Public Sector enterprises are the laggards in the mobility race. This week we’ll take a further look at some of the challenges that come from lagging behind and some of the benefits that come from embracing mobility. Security Agencies often try to prevent data leakageRead… Read more »

Government, Go Mobile in 2012. Do It Right

By: Andreas Muno Over the next few weeks, this blog series will explore the reason why government should go mobile, and identify strategies that have been successful. But first let’s discuss the state of government mobility. So, what are government organizations already doing? In the US for example, many federal, state and local agencies alreadyRead… Read more »