Iowa testing digital driver’s licenses

Iowa testing digital driver’s licenses

The state's Department of Transportation is testing mobile driver license software with employees who will assess and validate the solution.

Arkansas to put "panic buttons" in every public school

Arkansas to put "panic buttons" in every public school

The state has teamed up with Rave Mobile Safety to give key personnel a mobile app that promises faster response to active shooter situations and other emergencies.

New service puts ID-authentication power in police officers

New service puts ID-authentication power in police officers' pockets

Intellicheck is piloting its Law ID mobile device-based authentication solution with three different law enforcement agencies.

moblie data terminals in frederick county md

Mobile data system cuts the static for Frederick County fire and rescue

Maryland’s Frederick County installed mobile data terminals into 172 fire rescue vehicles that enable real-time data and reduce dispatch-generated voice radio traffic.

Document management dominates for public-sector mobile apps

Document management dominates for public sector mobile apps

A new survey finds nearly half of all apps tapped by government users address workflow needs.

NYC plans ebook marketplace for schools

NYC plans ebook marketplace for schools

New York City's Department of Education will work with Amazon to create an ebook marketplace for the city’s 1,800 schools.

4 ways to improve citizen-government satisfaction

4 ways to improve citizen-government satisfaction

A report by Forrester Research, “Transform Government from the Outside In,” recommends four ways digital government can increase citizen satisfaction.

5 things to do before wearables hit your network

5 things to do before wearables show up

Wearable technology creates more points of access on agency networks that not only create security issues but also drain bandwidth and hamper performance.

National lab trades in two MDM services for Citrix

National lab trades in two MDM services for Citrix

Mobile managers at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory chose a Citrix solution for mobile device management because it gave them the opportunity to not only move to a central platform but also expand capabilities for users.

311 gets an assist from IBM

311 gets an assist from IBM's Watson

The Canadian city of Surrey is the first to use Watson’s natural language-based cognitive computing technology to improve 311 responses.

Textizen acquired by GovDelivery

Textizen mobile platform bought by GovDelivery

A Code for America incubator alum, Textizen lets users send, receive and analyze text messages to promote citizen action, engagement and behavior change.

DOD approves derived credentials on BlackBerrys

DOD approves derived credentials on BlackBerrys

The Department of Defense has recently approved derived public key infrastructure credentials on BlackBerry devices.

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