mobility

Mind your mobile: 2014's challenges (and solutions) for mobile government

Secure devices, virtualized mobile solutions and the Internet of Things will be at the top of mind for government IT managers.

mobile

How to put SharePoint in the palm of your hand

Mobile Entrée lets users access SharePoint features via Web browsers on their smartphones and tablet computers.

BES 10

BlackBerry BES 10.2 takes on enterprise BYOD

New features for enterprise mobile management include API and update support for iOS and Android.

Esri Geotrigger

Geotrigger puts geofencing in Esri mobile apps

Agencies can download a public beta version of Esri's cloud-based Geotrigger Service to create mobile geofencing applications.

PhoneSat

Latest PhoneSats will test cross-satellite data sharing, space weather monitoring

NASA's PhoneSats will demonstrate how off-the-shelf consumer devices can lead to a new, distributed means of problem-solving in space.

toughpad

Panasonic tablet marries rugged to high resolution

Panasonic unveils the Toughpad 4K UT MB5, a durable tablet with an ultra-high-definition display.

Lenovo Android Yoga tablet

Lenovo releases Android Yoga tablets

The 8- and 10-inch tablets can be used in three modes and boast 18-hour battery life.

keystroke

Keystroke encryption coming for Apple, Android phones

GuardedID, which defends against keylogging and other snooping malware, is being released for mobile devices as a software developers' kit.

Nokia

Windows Phone upgrade adds on-the-job improvements

Update 3 is fairly minor in nature, but it adds several important features that serious users were craving.

clouds

Army gives some groups a choice of Microsoft Office 365 or Google Apps

Cloud-based email and collaboration services are for organizations that can't take part in DOD Enterprise Email.

waterways

EPA site taps a deep well of water data

The How's My Waterway website and mobile app delivers easy-to-find, plain-language information on the condition of the nation's waters, drawn from the depths of EPA's technical databases.

security

Security tool keeps data safe across collaboration systems

CipherPoint data security software prevents privileged IT administrators, attackers from accessing sensitive information across on-premise and cloud-based collaboration systems.

Topic Resources

  • How DevOps can accelerate deployment of Healthcare systems with reduced cost and risk: Successes from multiple domains

    Change in Healthcare systems – driven by the new laws and regulations, demands for mobile services, and rising costs – can be delivered with greater speed and quality by integrating DevOps processes and tools into existing development and delivery environments. By applying lean and agile principles across the software delivery lifecycle, DevOps helps organizations deliver a differentiated and engaging customer experience, achieve quicker time to value, and gain increased capacity to innovate.

  • Enabling Government to Citizen Engagement through Mobility and Identity Solutions

    In today’s digital environment, citizens and employees have high expectations for government services. Whether they are checking employee benefits, access tax records, or conducting a transaction, they assume that information or services will be available whenever they need it and whatever device they are using. But to make this possible, agencies need to understand both the tools and tactics for delivering and securing mobile engagement. This webcast will provide agencies with insights into how to leverage the latest developments in mobile and identity technology.

  • Mobile Apps Make Gains in Identity and Security

    The government is transitioning its mobile app offerings from straightforward informational to more complex transactional setups. As more agencies embrace mobile apps, their possibilities become apparent and their security policies necessary. Read this informative Digital Dialogue to learn how agencies can take advantage of emerging mobile solutions while maintaining data security.

  • 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.