Posts Tagged: mobilegov

Trends on Tuesday: Apps vs Mobile Web, again

Last week, we moderated a session on what the research shows on mobile use–and our regular discussion about whether people prefer mobile web over native apps. Our speakers, Aaron Smith from Pew Internet and David Metcalf from Univ. of Central Florida, had pros and cons for both approaches, but ultimately agreed that, It Depends. eMarketerRead… Read more »

Liveblogging: FOSE 2012 – Anytime, Anywhere: Expanded Opportunities for the Workforce

The second session I attended at FOSE 2012, Anytime, Anywhere: Expanded Opportunities for the Workforce, featured panelists Darren Ash from the Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Rob Burton from Venable LLP, Woody Hall from General Dynamics Information Technology, and Bill Kilgore from Savanah River Nuclear Solutions. This panel focused on the bring your own device (BYOD) phenomenonRead… Read more »

Getting Your Apps in App Stores

Announcing the Mobile Platform Development Webinar Series! GSA’s Mobile Gov Program Management Office is working with agencies throughout government to help them deliver government content–information, data and services–anytime, anywhere and on any device. One way to deliver content to citizens is via applications on mobile devices or native mobile apps. Agencies with mission-related apps needRead… Read more »

The SaferBus App

The SaferBus App allows users to access real time bus safety performance information from the U.S. Department of Transportation Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration. According to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, SaferBus: Provides the general public an efficient way to view and access the safety performance of commercial motor carriers including motor coach andRead… Read more »

Mobile Gov Shifts + Prognostications

A quick video on trends in practices for agencies, shifts in agency aproaches and predictions about the Mobile Gov landscape from Gwynne Kostin, Director Mobile in GSA’s Office of Citizen Services and Innovative Technologies. Resources Get your thinking “unstuck” and check out the resources to help you smartly deliver anytime, anywhere, any device mobile infoRead… Read more »

Trends on Tuesdays: Teens

Hot of the press data on teens and communicating from Pew Internet and American Life Project. How do teens communicate? 63% use text to communicate with others every day 39% make and receive voice calls on their mobile phones every day 35% socialize with others in person outside of school on a daily basis 29%Read… Read more »

Wikithon Rap

Answering that age-old question, “What is a Wikithon?” Who says government can’t be fun? This past Wednesday, celebrating Leap Year, a score of people drank coffee, talked about and mobile, built and vastly improved pages like those about the Open 311 standard, GPS and data and mobile. Come see for yourself at the nextRead… 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 »