Philly 311: Innovation that was worth the wait

Philly 311: Innovation that was worth the wait

A funding crunch put plans for Philadelphia’s 311 non-emergency system on hold for years, but the payoff was better technology and new levels of citizen service.

Cyber, mobile and managed services:  What state CIOs are saying

Cyber, mobile and managed services: What state CIOs are saying

NASCIO's latest poll of state CIOs explores a wide range of IT problems and priorities.

eDIVO mobile application puts a reference library in divisions officers’ pockets

eDIVO app puts a reference library in divisions officers’ pockets

Two junior officers’ idea for making critical information more accessible at sea sparked the eDIVO mobile application, which is now used throughout the Navy.

Building a template for successful health exchanges

Building a template for successful health exchanges

Connecticut proved that state exchanges could work from the get-go. Now it’s taken enrollment mobile.

GCN Industry Executive of the Year: David Moskovitz

Industry Executive of the Year: David Moskovitz

In a tight and tumultuous market, the CEO of Accenture Federal Services is building “this tremendous culture of client.”

How much does going mobile really cost?

How much does going mobile really cost?

Agencies should expect both short- and long-term expenses as they meet the rising demand for mobile-friendly services.

research into behavior based mobile security

DHS funds behavior-based tech to enhance mobile security

Northrop Grumman will leverage university research to develop more secure methods for authenticating users while eliminating the need for passwords.

The Blackphone 2 and BlackBerry Priv secure phones

Mobile gets more secure, but at a price

The Blackphone 2 and BlackBerry Priv secure phones offer high security while still delivering the kind of performance and access to popular apps consumers demand.

Air-ground coordination lets soldiers call in air strikes from tablets

Air-ground coordination lets soldiers call in air strikes from tablets

The Persistent Close Air Support prototype gives ground troops a way to coordinate with pilots to command an air strike with as few as three clicks.

D.C. tackles bus bunching with smartphones

D.C. tackles bus bunching with smartphones

Positioning data transmitted from smartphones installed on every bus gave the city enough information to modify routes to keep buses on schedule.

Rugged tablet travels for public safety

Rugged tablet travels for public safety

The Datalux TM110 tablet can be used both in and out of vehicles and comes with a variety of data collection options.

Software slows smartphone power drain

Software slows smartphone power drain

The new tool reduces smartphone battery drain by intelligently suppressing background activities.


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