Posts Tagged: iphone

The Best Government Mobile Apps for Business… and Your Office

With an increasingly mobile American population, most U.S. federal government agencies have launched mobile-optimized “responsive” versions of their official websites for citizens. A smaller number of agencies have taken the extra step to develop specialized apps for mobile devices like smartphones and tablets, and most of those apps are aimed to consumers / citizens.

Harris County Shooting Puts iWatch In the News

Teamwork between different law enforcement agencies is one of the key concepts to keep children safe. This was perhaps the most discussed topic at a town hall meeting held by the Harris County Sheriff’s Office last night. By Lilia Bonilla The meeting was held at the North Campus of San Jacinto Community College. Representatives from… Read more »

Get Ahead of the Curve with Cloud based Collaboration

According to analyst firm, Enterprise Strategy Group, the enterprise cloud based file sharing revolution is being driven not by IT, but by end users – individuals who need to access and share data across laptops, smart phones and tablets whenever the need may arise. And, it’s these individuals who often subscribe to consumer-based file sharing… Read more »

BYOD @ EEOC: case study featured in official WH guidance

Below is the full text of the EEOC’s case study, part of the official White House guidance on BYOD issued earlier today government-wide as part of the Administration’s new Digital Government Strategy. http://www.whitehouse.gov/digitalgov/bring-your-own-device#top Also see: “Should feds get reimbursed for BYOD?” https://www.govloop.com/forum/topics/should-feds-get-reimbursed-for-byod “BYOD Pilot: Five Lessons Learned” https://www.govloop.com/profiles/blogs/byod-lessons-learned “BYOD and Beyond” https://www.govloop.com/profiles/blogs/do-you-byod U.S. Equal Employment… Read more »

Are you overwhelmed?

We’re in public service and that means getting the word out about the goings-on in government to the broadest reach possible. A few years ago we were webmasters. Today, we’re webmasters, digital media providers, social media managers, content managers, information architects, editors, and more. Today, we have to put information everywhere: on the web and… Read more »

Red Cross Hurricane App

Here in the U.S. we’re in the middle of Hurricane Season — it ends Nov. 30, 2012 this year. The season’s been off to a bit of a slow start over the Atlantic but, as we on the East Coast know too well, it’s typically the later months of summer that bring the most devastating… Read more »

Bring Your Own Device – Can it work in the public sector?

Bring your own device (BYOD) policies are corporate policies that dictate the rules around the use of employees personal tablets, smartphones, laptops and other devices for work purposes. Often, a BYOD policy is brought to help manage IT costs or are developed out of a recognition that employees will be using personal assets for business… Read more »

Bridgeport police say the iWatch Bridgeport app is the future of policing

Launched in October, Bridgeport police say the iWatch Bridgeport app is the future of policing. “In a city that has 143,000 people and 18 square miles, and 400 cops working 24 hours a day, this is the ultimate cop,” said Lt. David Daniels III. So how does it work? “When you want to submit a… Read more »

Duluth Community Safety Initiative Wins National Award

Duluth, MN (September 28, 2011): Innovative community safety efforts that have reduced crime, eliminated blight and renewed economic vitality in Duluth neighborhoods are being recognized on Wednesday with a national MetLife Foundation Community-Police Partnership Award. The Duluth Police Department and two local organizations were selected for first-place recognition from among 700 applicants for one of… Read more »