Posts Tagged: tablets

Tablets vs. PCs- Will Tablets Take Over?

According to a new report from the International Data Corporation Worldwide Quarterly Tablet Tracker, tablet shipments are expected to grow 58.7% year over year and reach nearly 230 million units in 2013, up from 144.5 million units last year. They are predicting that IDC tablet shipments will exceed those of portable PCs this year, given… Read more »

Change the Game Once . . . Then Wash, Rinse and Repeat

Realize the Value (& Advance the Mission) – Agilex’ Weekly Blog on Hot Topics in Government IT In my last blog – It’s Not Email, It’s Your Mission – I talked about the importance of mission-focused applications and how they can change the way federal agencies do business through cost savings, empowering field workers, creating… Read more »

Gender-based Tablets? Meet “ePad Femme”

It was bound to happen sooner or later. That is, private sector companies marketing the latest tablets to consumers based on their sex — it could be a money maker, never know? World’s First Tablet for Women According to Mashable: “Don’t worry, ladies. There’s finally an easy-to-use tablet just for us. It’s called the ePad… Read more »

Can Video Increase Military Coordination Between Nations?

Keeping the lines of communication and collaboration open between these nations and their militaries is a struggle under the best of conditions. However, the ongoing economic situation is impacting each and every member nation to some degree and at some level. This means that budgets need to be cut, every cent needs to be accounted… Read more »

Defining Work-Life Balance in a Digital/Mobile World

The 21st century explosion of information technology has had a major impact in the American workplace and is swiftly redefining the traditional work-life balance in fundamental ways. As government employees (govies), we are becoming increasingly dependent on mobile/digital technology to get our jobs done. In due time, it may be the only way we work…. 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 »

Military video adoption increasing

Here’s a great article about how military video adoption is increasing. It’s encouraging to see how Unified Communications, like VTC are enabling decision makers from each branch of the military to collaborate and communicate face-to-face and in real time, despite geographic locations. Read the full post at http://feduc.us/unified-communications/view-from-technet-land-forces-south-shows-military-video-adoption-increasing/

LiveBlog: Microsoft’s Secret Product Event Reveals That They Are Going To Compete With Apple: Surface vs. iPad

Start at the bottom and read up. 4:56 pm: Ballmer is thanking Steven and Mike and Panos and their teams. “I was asked in the last few days here, “Why now?,” Ballmer says. “We took the time to get Surface right, and create something special. Because of windows 8 the Surface is a PC and… Read more »

Lead With Technology, Not Trinkets

RIM, the maker of the Blackberry, continues to flounder, and many organizations are rightfully moving their mobility solutions to the ever more capable iPhone and Android platforms. Changing the device has the potential to bring the latest technology to the organization, but the risk is that the device is viewed as a “toy” to hand… Read more »