Here are some of the more newsworthy announcements from among the keynotes, panels and conference sessions.
The simple act of turning on your cell phone exposes you to being tracked across the Internet – even if you have switched off location-based services.
Geospatial technology developer Trimble Inc. offers local governments a cloud-based service to help local governments manage service requests and constituent feedback.
Two companies, Dell and VT Miltope, recently announced rugged models for users in military service, public safety, manufacturing and first response.
The Security Technical Implementation Guide ensures compliance with security policy and configuration requirements for mobile operating systems in DOD.
Enterprise Service 10.2 extends BlackBerry's secure back end to almost any device in a BYOD setting and separates work and personal data on iOS and Android devices.
BAE Systems' GXP Xplorer Snap mobile app is being designed to speed delivery of intelligence and other situational data to first responders.
Agency app developers can now load test their products using a new cloud-based load testing service designed for mobile apps, application programming interfaces and websites.
The FCC is proposing location requirements for the first time on cellular 911 calls made indoors, but even if carriers deliver, the data Public Safety Answering Points will need upgrades to use it.
Idaho OnTheGo allows state, county and city employees anywhere in the state to take credit and debit card payments on Android devices, even where there is no cell or Wi-Fi service.
Anyone who manages IT systems knows technology change can have a domino effect across an entire organization. Be prepared for the influx of new data and new devices.
A pilot crop water conservation project developed by Anheuser-Busch, the Bureau of Reclamation and two state universities will mean improved water efficiency for Idaho Falls area barley growers.
AppVet provides a framework for managing the app-vetting workflow, including uploading apps, receiving reports and generating an overall risk assessment.
The New York City Department of Probation is pioneering a new goal-tracking Web app aimed at reducing recidivism and encouraging positive behavior among those on probation.