Mobile

Turning Mobile Phones Into Citizen Engagement Portals

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 »

Mobile Livestreaming: The Next Social Frontier

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 »

Back to the Future of Learning: Five Trends in 2015

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 »

Riding Mobility’s Third Wave

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 »

Designing for Mobile Friendly and Beyond

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 »

Mobile App Threats to Your Organization at the Code

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 »