Mobile

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 secure… Read more »

Google Warns: “Get Mobile-Friendly”

User experience is greatly affected by the devices people use: phones, game consoles, TVs, ‘phablets’, tablets, desktops, and now, wearables. Recognizing the importance of mobile devices, Google seeks to make the Web friendlier for mobile users, and it recently announced that: “Starting April 21, we will be expanding our use of mobile-friendliness as a ranking… Read more »

19 of the Coolest Government Mobile Apps

There’s pretty much an app for everything these days. And that on-the-go accessibility to the information you need has slowly been creeping into federal and state government over the past few years, driven in part by a presidential memo encouraging a federal digital strategy and contests encouraging app developers to come up with creative new… Read more »

The Internet of Everything in Action Today

The benefits of the Internet of Everything (IoE) may sound futuristic, but they’re happening today. Here’s how several government entities have converged resources to take advantage of IoE. For more, download our new report on convergence and the Internet of Everything. The Defense Department: DOD has a huge but stove-piped sensor network. For example, sensors that… Read more »

Technology is changing- learn how to grow with it!

Next week (February 9-10, 2015), Esri is holding a Federal GIS Conference to inspire government employees to share ideas, best practices, and more. Over 3000 government professionals and leaders will join together in Washington, D.C. to combat real-world challenges with real solutions that utilize GIS technology. Esri technology is helping the government become more resilient… Read more »

Framework, Visualized

 By Cathy Thomas Stop with the task-based approach Have you ever been approached by a client who wants a mobile app but does not have specific requirements, just general goals? That can be a daunting challenge. With mobile apps, ideally there should be opportunities for user interaction and touch gesture feedback beyond simply navigating around… Read more »

Addicted To Our Phones? Government Transitions To The Mobile World

We’ve all been there. That moment when we sit down to lunch, coffee, or just spending time with friends, and suddenly realize that every person in the room is zoned out on their smartphone. But despite unfortunate scenarios like these, much of mobile technology can enhance the ease of our existence and even help government… Read more »