5 steps to a mobile-first strategy

5 steps to a mobile-first strategy

In the ever-changing mobile world, a sound strategy includes the careful selection of projects and technologies that facilitate agility and flexibility.

mobile phone user in subway

BlackBerry signs government deals as it pivots to software

The company’s software gets a nod from DISA, and its AtHoc crisis communication platform will be deployed in the Senate and expanded in the Coast Guard.

Options for FirstNet opt-outs

Options for FirstNet opt-outs

An interoperability compliance matrix will document the technical standards, key data elements and network policies that will ensure state systems can work with the nationwide public safety broadband network.

4 reasons mobile tablets are becoming the ‘go to’ device for the military

4 reasons mobile tablets are becoming the ‘go to’ device for the military

The practical advantages of using rugged mobile tablets for gathering, viewing and transmitting data leave desktops in the dust.

Balancing mobility with security: What government can do

Balancing mobility with security: What government can do

Combining the basics of good IT hygiene with the powerful and unprecedented protection of today’s operating systems and processors ensures that agencies will meet the security demands of the modern, mobile workforce.

The GCN dig IT Awards: Deadline extended to July 21

The GCN dig IT Awards: Deadline extended to July 21

There's one more week to make your nominations for the GCN dig IT Awards -- so please help us showcase the best examples of discovery and innovation in government IT.

2016 GCN DIG IT AWARDS

The GCN dig IT Awards: What makes for a great nomination

The nomination deadline has been extended to July 21 -- here's how to make yours count!

The UK is banning government-built apps. Should we?

The UK is banning government-built apps. Should we?

If the government can provide a citizen service through a mobile-friendly website, is there reason to offer yet another application for a user’s phone or tablet?

The many benefits of DC

The many benefits of DC's mobile-coverage map

What began as a project to improve service in city buildings has produced a surprising range of payoffs.

NASA Space Apps Challenge produces six global winners from a pool of nearly 1,300 projects.

Analytics, visualizations, 3-D printing and a space plane!

NASA Space Apps Challenge produces six global winners from a pool of nearly 1,300 projects.

2016 GCN DIG IT AWARDS

Recognizing the best in government IT

GCN dig IT Award nominations deadline has been extended to July 21!

App uses SeeClickFix data for service issues heatmap

Heatmaps offer cities new insights into SeeClickFix data

Clustr app shows related issues on an interactive map to help city managers tackle problem areas.

Topic Resources

  • Real-World Testing Ensures Real-World Performance for Rugged Devices

    The increasingly mobile nature of technology enables computing devices to go out into the field with workers. And computing devices leaving the office face the same perils as their human counterparts. Like workers in the field, the technology needs to be tough enough to survive adverse conditions. In this paper

  • The Advantage of Deploying Dell Rugged PCs

    Rugged PCs, which are predominantly used for vertically aligned commercial computing needs, are designed to meet certain stability and reliability standards in harsh environments, including extreme temperatures, dust, moisture, water, shock, and vibration. Deployed more like infrastructure than traditional commercial PCs in fields like law enforcement, fire and rescue, mining, and oil and gas exploration, rugged PCs are mission critical in these sectors where minimal downtime is a key competitive necessity and customer requirement. Dell’s unique approach to rugged computing includes a battery of tests and hardware development methods designed to produce more reliable, rugged systems, and its scale allows it to deliver the latest technologies faster and more reliably to the market. Download this paper to understand how Dell Rugged systems provide advantages to businesses and organizations.

  • Rugged Mobility: 4 Mission Critical Requirements to Keep Remote Workers Productive

    To provide users with complete ruggedized solutions, devices need much more than extremely reliable performance in harsh working conditions. They need security, manageability, support and, when required, readily available service. That way, remote workers can stay productive no matter where they are, what they’re doing or the conditions they face.


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