mobile

  • The new ‘in’ crowd uses Foursquare

    Move over Facebook and Twitter, there’s a new social media competitor making its way through the federal government.

  • Feds prepare for explosion in mobile devices, apps

    Agencies are testing an assortment of smartphones and tablet computers to improve how their workforces meet their missions. But there still are questions about the security of these devices.

  • Federal News Radio Expands Distribution to AudioNow

    Listening now available on any mobile phone via AudioNow.

  • GSA shares mobile love and best practices

    GSA’s Office of Citizen Services and Innovative Technologies provides information to the public through a variety of ways. GSA’s Gwynne Kostin tells us about how the agency is sharing lessons learned governmentwide.

  • Making Mobile Gov program to help agencies go mobile

    A new program by the General Services Administration’s Office of Citizen Services and Innovative Technologies will help federal agencies develop a mobile technology strategy.

  • How going mobile can help interagency collaboration

    Gwynne Kostin is the Director of Mobile at the Office of Citizen Services & Innovative Technologies at GSA. She explains how the program is coming along and what exactly it’s doing to help interagency collaboration.

  • DoD presses ahead on secure smartphones

    Android devices are next up in DoD’s effort to get off-the-shelf smartphones up to snuff with the Pentagon’s security needs. Also, the Army looks for a better way to do two-factor authentication on mobile devices.

  • Industry group warns of bleakest IT budget in 17 years

    The government’s IT budget hasn’t been squeezed this hard since Forrest Gump was on the big screen in 1994. In the next five years, agencies will focus their spending on mission-critical technology. They’re also finding ways to save money though nontraditional contracts and IT consolidation, a survey by the industry group TechAmerica Foundation found.

  • DoD works with industry to develop mobile needs

    Young provided an update on mobility in the military and how the Pentagon is leveraging and tweaking commercial solutions to put mobile tools in troops’ hands.

  • Coleman: Mobility made GSA HQ move possible

    Fresh off its cloud email transition, Coleman said GSA has taken an agencywide — not just a project- wide— perspective on return on investment for its mobility initiatives.