Posts Tagged: app

Mobile app design and organization

Mobile apps are hot. Everyone’s got one, from grocery stores to travel companies to whisky distillers. Last week Rob Giggey began an interesting discussion about whether or not agencies/departments within a single government entity should have their own mobile apps.Should we separate a public library database search from emergency services and general info into theirRead… Read more »

City of Honolulu Launches “Honolulu 311” Developed by CitySourced

CitySourced Inc., has launched ‘Honolulu 311.’ This is a smartphone reporting system which allows citizens to use smartphones to report abandoned vehicles, broken street lights, illegal dumping and a variety of other issues. “The Honolulu 311 system will help Honolulu become a lean, clean, smart city through the use of technology,” Honolulu Mayor Peter CarlisleRead… Read more »

VIDEO: Apps for Heroes Event w/ Dr. Biden

Yesterday Code for America played host to the Apps for Heroes event where various tech industry companies demonstrated their wares for Second Lady Dr. Jill Biden and United States Chief Technology Officer Aneesh Chopra. Companies such as Fidelis and JIBE explained the applications they have built to aid our country’s service members’ transition to theRead… Read more »

GovFresh 2011 Awards Nominations and Voting Now Open

As some of you may be aware the #SMEM community made a huge push to get #SMEM into this years top categories for consideration on GovFresh’s Awards for social media engagement. Well, I have some good news. Not only did our efforts get #SMEM as a category this year pay off, #SMEM will have twoRead… Read more »

GovConTrack 2.0 Approved On AppStore!

The new version of GovConTrack was just approved for the app store! I’ll be updating the website tonight: The big new feature is the ability to query, for both detail searches and summary searches with graph & top 10 data. Of course you can also search FPDS-NG as well. For looking up governmentRead… Read more »

GovBytes: FBI Releases Child Protection iPhone App

According to the FBI, a child goes missing approximately every 40 seconds. Parents can now improve their chances of locating a lost child with the FBI’s new Child ID iPhone application. The free app allows parents to store photos and othe identifying data on their phone. In the event that a child goes missing, theRead… 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 »

Granicus Releases iLegislate to Help Elected Officials Stay Cost-Effective on the iPad

Using iPads in government meetings is not a new idea, however, it’s one that many agencies are grappling with. How do you justify this purchase? How can they be used to actually promote productivity while saving tax payer dollars? Granicus wanted to develop an app to reduce governments dependency on paper in the legislative processRead… Read more »