Jeffrey Ait, director of the public sector – North America at Good Technology, chats with FedScoopTV about disruptive mobile trends in government.
Sonny Hashmi, acting CIO at the General Services Administration, talks with FedScoopTV how his agency has saved money by implementing a more mobile approach.
Next month marks two years since the Obama administration released its Digital Government Strategy for leveraging information technology to transform government services. And while some have complained about the lack of direction and resources to make change happen at the agency level, the nation’s top chief information officer said he sees the fruits of the strategy beginning to take hold.
Since the Obama administration released its Digital Government Strategy in 2012, agencies and industry have been working to provide 21st-century services to citizens. But as well-intentioned as the landmark effort may have been, it has since gotten lost in translation. A new survey, administered by FedScoop and underwritten by Xerox, shows that while nearly everybody agrees on the need to create a digital government, the initiative faces significant challenges at the agency level.
Defense Department Chief Information Officer Teri Takai today said industry collaboration will be crucial to the department’s cloud and mobility strategy.
As cloud computing use increases, so do organizations’ interest in accessing that technology from as many mobile devices as possible.
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.
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