This interview is an excerpt from our recent guide, Top Challenges & Solutions From State and Local Governments, which examines 16 case study examples transforming the way government safeguards information and technology. Teens and young adults are often accused of being addicted to their phones, but they are not alone: 90 percent of Americans own aRead… Read more »
By Josh Delung, ICF International Every day, it’s estimated between about 300 and 600 new apps launch in Apple’s App Store alone, not counting other storefronts such as the Google Play store for Android devices. There’s a similarly overwhelming deluge of social networking sites that seem to emerge for some new niche each week. It’sRead… Read more »
Should managers reach out to employees when they please, just because they can?
This year, 2015, is the year where Marty McFly traveled into the future and found flying cars, hovering skate boards and self-tying shoes. Now here we are in that brave new world, with all three of those futuristic products well beyond the prototype phase (see here, here and here.) But what if Marty had taken his time-traveling DeLorean and explored what learningRead… Read more »
Ever wished you could do your work from your own iPad instead of a work computer? Or wanted to get an electronic signature instead of filing hard paperwork? Maybe even send inspection reports remotely from your phone or tablet? If you’re in the private sector, these sorts of workplace mobility functions are likely old newsRead… Read more »
Meet Will Sullivan! One of our incredible NextGen Public Service Award winners. His dedication to improving mobile quality and access across the world is truly inspirational. Read on to find out how you can become just as influential in your career!
On April 21st, Google changed their mobile search algorithm to reward sites that were developed and designed for mobile devices. Mobile-friendly sites will begin climbing the search rankings—surpassing their non-mobile-friendly competition to reach a wider audience. Many organizations may opt for quick fixes and wind up disappointed with their mobile site. A better approach isRead… Read more »
By Bethany Gardner Thinking about creating a SMS or text-message based mobile marketing campaign? You should be! Mobile marketing is accelerating at a rapid pace. 90% of US adults own a cell phone, and of them, 81% use their cell phones send or receive text messages. Young people are particularly mobile savvy; Americans between theRead… Read more »
Maybe you’re a free-flowing, creative type. Maybe you like to tag and sort. Maybe you like to organize your items by work, life, and home. Or maybe you need a to-do list app that gives you extra sass when you don’t check items off your list. There’s a lot of great apps out there, butRead… Read more »
In today’s computing environment, we have moved beyond the desktop and wired environment and into the mobile world. Our mobile devices are true computing platforms with their own operating systems and resources; yet we don’t often think about the computer we are carrying in our pocket. How safe are the applications we use? How secureRead… Read more »