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