Al Weisner, senior vice president at IAI, chats with FedScoopTV about how mobile as a tech trend is driving the biggest change in government.
David Bray, CIO at the Federal Communications Commission, talks with FedScoopTV about disruptive technologies in the federal government.
FedScoop kicked off Feb. 27 its fourth annual MobileGov Summit at the Newseum in Washington, D.C. Leaders from government and industry gathered to discuss the challenges and successes of mobility in the public sector.
Officials from federal agencies gathered at FedScoop’s Feb. 27 MobileGov Summit to discuss the challenges and successes of mobile government.
This week, Dan Verton takes you into the Pentagon briefing room to hear directly from Defense Department Chief Information Officer Teri Takai on the department’s strategy for ensuring it has enough communications bandwidth to meet future operational needs, while also sharing that limited resource with industry.
The Defense Department yesterday released its long-term strategy for dealing with one of the most pressing challenges of the high-tech age — striking the appropriate balance between the Pentagon’s growing need for more communications bandwidth and the economic imperative of making more of that same communications spectrum available to the commercial wireless industry.
The Transportation Department is seeking public comment for a ban on cellphone calls for passengers on airplanes, according to a Feb. 14 statement.
It’s time for agencies to cultivate existing technology to better citizens’ experience with government, according to a panel at the AGA National Leadership Training in Washington, D.C., on Feb. 12.
2013 was the year of mobility acronyms — MDM, MAM, BYOD, COPE, etc. — all of which highlighted the changing landscape and challenges of managing the new devices entering organizations — iPads, iPhones, tablets and Android devices.
When it comes to technology in the federal government, many agencies suffer from a common malady: the shiny object syndrome. But there’s an easy cure for that: a pilot program allows users of a new technology to test it out, experience its pros and cons, and ultimately, help determine whether a tool or device is worth the long-term investment, according to panelists at the Feb. 6 Adobe Digital Government Assembly.
Most Defense Department employees have learned to do without mobile computing, and at the same time, they are learning tough lessons about the realities surrounding cloud computing and open source software.
FedWire is FedScoop’s afternoon roundup of news and notes from the federal IT community. Send your links and videos to email@example.com.
FedScoop’s Senior Director of Innovation Joe Corbett argues the problem with Microsoft isn’t its products; it’s its users.
As mobility continues to increase in government, the Army is following suit: Mission command is going mobile.
The Government Accountability Office reviewed five agencies that were either exploring “hoteling” programs or increasing their telework programs.
NASA’s IT Labs, which aims to solve IT problems in the agency, recently released its 2012-2013 annual report, detailing more than 20 current and upcoming projects based on three challenges: working from anywhere, seamless collaboration of infrastructure and bringing a device to work.
David Bray started his career in government at 15. As the new chief information officer at the Federal Communications Commission, he is taking lessons learned from an extensive government career to create an avenue of change in the agency.
Federal websites have continued their trend of online citizen satisfaction, despite the saliency of healthcare.gov’s failures, according to a study by ForeSee and the American Customer Satisfaction Index.
The war in Iraq may be over and the military drawdown in Afghanistan at hand, but the Defense Department’s mission to develop actionable intelligence about the global use of improvised explosive devices by terrorist organizations goes on.