“To fundamentally change the way we do things in government, we need to seize on this mobile opportunity both in how we serve the public and in how government employees work,” he wrote on the Office of Management and Budget blog.
The goals of the dialogue are to improve the delivery of government information and services; engage members of the public in their government; cut costs of government operations; and improve federal workforce productivity.
Topics addressed by the dialogue include finding ways to incorporate mobility in government services; creating a foundation to provide mobility services across the government; and establishing governance for federal mobility.
“Within a year, I expect the government to change the way we work — to start embracing mobility-enabling technology across the federal workforce in a coordinated way, and to start working on plans to deliver mobile-accessible content and services to the American people,” VanRoekel wrote.
The dialogue is open to the general public. Citizens can submit ideas or browse through and comment on ideas submitted by other citizens on the Federal Mobility Strategy website forum.