Mobile

Starting a business? SBA has an ‘app’ for that.

The US Small Business Administration (SBA) launched its first mobile application (app) immediately following National Small Business Week 2011. The app was developed under a public-private partnership with Palo Alto Software and is currently available for iPhone/iPod/iPad with additional platforms to be added soon. This new tool connects entrepreneurs with 3,000+ business coaching centers, 14,000+Read… Read more »

GSA’s Laura Godfrey, Manager of GobiernoUSA.gov, to Speak at June 9th Reaching Latinos Online Event

We are excited to have Laura Godfrey, Manager of GobiernoUSA.gov, joining us at out next Reaching Latinos Online event on June 9th at 6pm. Laura will discuss GobiernoUSA’s efforts to make the site more mobile-friendly. Among the issues she will address are: How Hispanics are using the mobile Internet Which segments of the Hispanic populationRead… Read more »

YouTown — Gov2.0 app for publishing civic data — is live!

It’s been nearly a year since we introduced the concept of YouTown — a mobile platform for connecting citizens and their communities — to the Gov2.0 space. At the heart of development were two questions: How would local governments benefit from the ability to publish all types of information from various agencies (from Public WorksRead… Read more »

Looking for an easy way to access municipal services? There’s an app for that.

Online services are becoming available in an increasing number of cities and towns: from paying traffic tickets to researching zoning codes, you can probably do it from the municipal website of any forward-thinking community. However, as mobile devices continue to grow in popularity, many cities are examining options for taking online information to the nextRead… Read more »

Public Access to Tax Parcel: There’s an App for That!

I’ve talked about how ArcGIS can make tax parcel mapping a cinch for local governments, and here’s some great news! There is now an app to access tax parcel information. Check out the blog post below to find out more: Originally posted in the ESRI Local Government Blog. Parcel Value for iPhone is an ArcGISRead… Read more »

Take Your Employees with You Everywhere!

This is every HR Manager’s dream come true: The iPeople app let’s you take your employees with you wherever you go! Check out the details below: Originally posted by Christiane Stagge of SAP Spectrum. HR Management, Meet iPad iPeople provides human resource managers on the go with a full overview of information on employees, organizationalRead… Read more »

Looking for Local Art, Trails, Public Buildings? There’s an app for that.

Imagine the convenience of having maps to community locations and attractions right on your mobile device. No more driving about searching for that park you know is somewhere around, or wondering where you can find the historical sites in your area. There’s a new way for cities and towns to provide location-based information about everythingRead… Read more »

Open Government Links of the Past Week – April 15, 2011

CA cities having hard time dealing w/ FOIA requests. “Now, IT officials working in California cities are saying that they are overwhelmed by the complexity of the public archived information being sought.” “Although responding to record requests has traditionally been a function of a city clerk’s office, in recent years IT departments have become heavilyRead… Read more »