Posts Tagged: app

New Crime-Fighting Tool Launches in Grapevine

By Steve [email protected] Grapevine Police Department, in partnership with the Grapevine-Colleyville school district, is offering a new smartphone application, iWatch Grapevine, for reporting crime in the city. IWatch Grapevine is an exciting, new, virtual Crime Watch program that will empower citizens like you to help the police deal with criminals or others who would seekRead… Read more »

Reach for the APP, not the Gun.

Dallas (Thursday, April 12, 2012)– The RTCC (Real Time Crime Center) of the Philadelphia Police Department today launched iWatchPhiladelphia, a mobile app and “Centralized Investigational Dashboard” (CID) software suite that lets any citizen to report suspected criminal activities, respond to police requests for information, or submit photos or videos anonymously from smartphones directly to theRead… Read more »

Access Anywhere – IRS Goes Mobile with Help from GovDelivery

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) unveiled an updated version of their smartphone application, IRS2Go, in early February. The app was “designed to provide taxpayers easier access to practical tools and information,” and the update included an application programming interface (API) integration with GovDelivery Digital Communication Management (DCM), which allowed app users to sign up toRead… Read more »

Government, Go Mobile in 2012. Do It Right 5. Transact and Transform.

By Andreas Muno Reach your people when it matters” was the motto of last week’s post. This week, we shall look into mobilizing monetary transactions and applications for applications [I cannot resist puns, and will not apologize, either ]. More convenience for motorists saves cities money When citizens and employees requested online access to governmentRead… Read more »

Department of Commerce app challenge–an interview with Mike Kruger

Last month, the U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC) announced a “Commerce Business Apps Challenge” to developers to look for innovative ways to utilize the Department’s and other publicly available data to help businesses identify opportunities, grow, enhance productivity and create jobs. With the submission deadline of April 30 fast approaching, I interviewed the Department’s MikeRead… Read more »

NASA Visualization Explorer App

NASA released the Visualization Explorer App to allow users to receive weekly cutting edge stories and video about NASA’s fleet of research spacecraft via tablet. Visualization Explorer is one of a number of mobile products that were implemented as part of NASA’s mobile strategy. This app, which is available only on the iPad, allows: ThisRead… Read more »


by Dennis D. McDonald, Ph.D. The following is another section from Part 3 of my series “Toward a Definition of Enterprise Mobility.” I’m reposting this here from Google+ at the suggestion of Peter Tuttle, who recently made me aware of how GovLoop has been reorganized. This discusses the second of ten possible requirements forRead… Read more »

QuitStart App: Apps Gallery’s 100th Entry!

QuitStart was created by the National Cancer Instituteto help people stop smoking. QuitStart provides help with tracking smoking cravings and moods and monitoring progress toward achieving smokefree milestones. Quitstart is available for iOS devices and NCI describes it as: QuitSTART is a free smartphone app that can help you track your cravings and moods, monitorRead… Read more »