This blog post is an excerpt from GovLoop’s recent guide, Understanding State and Local Government. Download the full guide here. Teens and young adults are often accused of being addicted to their phones, but they are not alone: 90 percent of Americans own a mobile device with text messaging capabilities. And more than 60 percent own a… Read more »
As agencies move to a more mobile workforce, we have seen their demand for wireless services increase. Government use of GSA’s Federal Strategic Sourcing Initiative (FSSI) Wireless Blanket Purchase Agreements (BPAs) in Fiscal Year 2015 (FY15) skyrocketed 500% over FY14.
With an increasingly mobile American population, most U.S. federal government agencies have launched mobile-optimized “responsive” versions of their official websites for citizens. A smaller number of agencies have taken the extra step to develop specialized apps for mobile devices like smartphones and tablets, and most of those apps are aimed to consumers / citizens.
It’s easy to give internal communication the short shift in your communication strategy. But your team is everything and if you can make your internal team 20 percent efficient and more aware of key items, it’ll improve everything else in your office.
In this space over the coming weeks, we hope to turn your attention to the many ways the Census Bureau has met the digital challenge while at the same time transforming our approach from agency-centric to more information and customer centric. We understand that in an age of mobile technology, people are used to getting… Read more »
Want to know the weather? There’s an app for that. Want to know how long the TSA security line is at the airport? There’s an app for that, too! Blog Co-Author: Susan Wedge, IBM vice president for mobile In 2012, President Obama’s digital government plan ordered federal agencies to create at least two mobile apps. … Read more »
The best approach to (re-)designing your organization’s site is to strategize, understand possible approaches, and invest in solid design and development.
The public shift to mobile has been swift and astounding. To make mobile work for government — and consumers who expect 24/7 access — agencies should consider three things before undertaking mobile projects.
This is the last part of a three-part series exploring mobile enterprise and application platforms with Red Hat, a leader in the open source industry. Read the other two blog posts here and here. Power outages: they’re a reality far too often for cities and towns often by large storms. We’ve all been there –… Read more »
The adoption of BYOD is rapidly advancing. Expect to see more companies and agencies to utilize the BYOD platform within their business models in 2015.