FDA opens the doors for mHealth apps

FDA opens the doors for mHealth apps

In an effort to spur development of new technologies, the Food and Drug Administration said it would not regulate health apps that pose no threat to patients.

Mobile momentum picks up in state and local gov

Mobile momentum picks up in state and local gov

While extracting value from mobile applications can be challenging for local governments, most are on the path to delivering information and services anywhere, anytime on any device.

Coast Guard searches for next-gen 911 data links

The Coast Guard said it wants to build an interface to take advantage of geo-positioning and other metadata produced by 911 call centers.

Indiana ramps up mobile apps for government

Since Indiana launched mobile device management software to push internally developed applications, access to public information has been streamlined and downloads to its app store have boomed.

Sea change at NIST aims to ease agencies’ tech adoption

Sea change at NIST aims to ease agencies’ tech adoption

Recent modifications to IT standards confirm a changing approach to security, interoperability, and performance metrics by the National Institute of Standards and Technology.

Mobilizing government: Agencies struggle to move beyond strategy

Mobilizing government: Agencies struggle to move beyond strategy

All 24 agencies required to comply with the Digital Government Strategy have made efforts to improve their mobile digital services, but so far much of the work has been in planning rather than execution.

DOT greenlights first phase of smart transportation pilot

DOT greenlights first phase of smart transportation pilot

The Transportation Department issued a pre-solicitation notice for a working model of a connected vehicle transportation system.

Cellular on wheels

Colorado to demo LTE safety network

The LTE Demonstration Network will give first responders the chance to use some of the next generation LTE devices that will bring the power of broadband data to local, tribal, state and federal responders.

Boston street during a snowstorm

Too much snow? Phone it in.

Several municipal governments have created mobile apps that allow residents to better track and participate in snowstorm response.

Analytics powers app for social workers

Analytics powers app for social workers

The Case Advice app pulls data from a variety of back-office systems and makes it available to case workers while they’re in the field.

FirstNet opens to feds; DHS on board

FirstNet opens to feds, DHS on board

FirstNet began discussions with agencies to see how they can best leverage the nationwide public safety network.

Firms combine mobile dev, code analysis for agency apps

Mobile dev, code analysis tool debuts for DOD, intell agencies

CACI, Appcelerator join forces in developing a tool to help agencies develop and release secure apps on schedule and within budget.

Topic Resources

  • Big Five in Overdrive: Are State and Local Networks Ready?

    As state and local government organizations grapple with tight budgets, demanding constituents, growing data volumes, and cross-government coordination challenges, the "Big Five of IT" – data center consolidation, mobility, security, big data, and cloud computing – promise to improve agency performance, productivity, and service. But are state and local networks ready? This research report examines potential network impact, state and local readiness, and how organizations can prepare for the onslaught.

  • Avoiding Insider Threats to Enterprise Security

    This white paper explains how IBM Security Privileged Identity Manager provides enhanced security across various IT environments by centralizing and controlling the use of privileged identities.

  • Managing Threats in the Digital Age

    News of recent security failures have not only resulted in significant expense to the affected enterprises, but have significantly damaged consumer trust and brand reputation. The topic of security is now unquestionably a C-suite priority. Organizations must move toward a more systematic, proactive approach to addressing security threats and managing compliance.

  • Beyond the Next Generation: Meeting the Converging Demands of Network Security

    A number of network security technologies have arisen that claim to be the "next generation" of network defense - but what does this concept actually mean? How is the threat landscape changing the way we think about and deploy network security solutions? Scott Crawford, Managing Research Director, Security and Risk Management at EMA Research provides insight into what we can expect in the area of network security and how to leverage new technologies to meet today's security challenges in light of other considerations such as overall complexity and performance.