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Army tired of waiting for new mobile devices

The Army is in the middle of a major rethink of mobile devices, including how it secures them, how it buys them and ultimately, how it uses them. The push comes amid a mandate to find $1.5 billion in IT savings across the Army.

Tuesday - 03/20/2012, 05:24am EDT
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OMB evolving mobile strategy as focus broadens

The administration now will release a digital services strategy in April instead of just one for mobile computing. The document will bring together two efforts, mobile and .gov reform. Agencies are trying to avoid mistakes made when they entered the PC-era by ensuring a mission need for these devices.

Friday - 03/16/2012, 05:17am EDT
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NNSA IT transformation taking 3-step approach

Agency CIO Robert Osborn is improving the network and cybersecurity. He said the cloud of clouds approach gives the National Nuclear Security Administration the security and flexibility they need to meet their mission.
March 15, 2012

Thursday - 03/15/2012, 08:55pm EDT
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Using agile and open source software

Greystones Group CEO Sheila Duffy and Mary-Sara Camerino, director of Technology Services, explain how their company can help you with your agile and open source software needs.
March 13, 2012

Wednesday - 03/14/2012, 12:17am EDT
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Analysis: Effective mobile security requires 'layered' approach

Troy Lange, the mobility mission manager in the National Security Agency's Information Assurance Directorate, joined In Depth with Francis Rose to discuss mobile risk management.

Monday - 03/12/2012, 07:58pm EDT
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GAO enhancing user experience on mobile devices

More than a year ago, the Government Accountability Office launched its mobile website to allow users to access reports, testimonies and other documents.

Monday - 03/12/2012, 08:46am EDT
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What's new at Avue Technologies?

Avue Technologies Co-CEO Linda Rix will give us an update on federal hiring and how her company is helping those who want to work for the government.
March 9, 2012

Friday - 03/09/2012, 10:07pm EST
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Will new iPad fuel demand for tablets by federal agencies

The release of the new iPad could make the government mobile market even hotter than it is now. Tom Suder, the president and CEO of Mobilegov, joined In Depth with Francis Rose to discuss whether the new tablet will help fuel demand for iPads at federal agencies.

Friday - 03/09/2012, 07:16pm EST
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Coast Guard searches for IT efficiencies in cloud, mobile

Adm. Robert Day, the service's CIO, said he wants to consolidate data centers, recompete their HR system and better utilize smartphone and tablet devices. The Coast Guard also will begin deploying long-awaited C4 capabilities in 2012.
March 8, 2012

Thursday - 03/08/2012, 10:39pm EST
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Report predicts post-PC era for agency IT

Aileen Black, vice president of federal at IT virtualization company VMware, told In Depth with Francis Rose she thinks agencies are well into the mobile future. VMware, along with Carahsoft and MeriTalk, surveyed more than 150 agency chief information officers and IT managers for a report, "Mobile Power Government: Driving Increasingly Productive, Efficient Agencies."

Wednesday - 02/29/2012, 07:14pm EST
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Analysis: Savings from going mobile can't come at cost of security

The government's adoption of mobile devices is only in its early stages. People hear about "wonderful, sexy new tools that are available for individuals, and we ask the question of ourselves, 'Why can they've be available in a working setting within government or industry?'" said one government technology expert.

Monday - 02/27/2012, 11:06am EST
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NIST issues new WiFi security guidelines

The National Institute of Standards and Technology says there are six steps agencies should take. NIST issues new guidelines for securing wireless local area networks, or WiFi.

Monday - 02/27/2012, 07:34am EST

VA issues stop-work order on crucial element of e-health record system

The Department of Veterans Affairs has issued a stop-work order on a key component of the integrated electronic health record system it isdeveloping with the Defense Department. Virginia-based ASM Research won the $103 million contract.

Monday - 02/27/2012, 05:07am EST
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Feds vulnerable to mobile web tracking?

Larry Allen, the president of Allen Federal Business Partners, told In Depth with Francis Rose that the recent news about web tracking also has implications for federal agencies and their web security.

Friday - 02/24/2012, 06:20pm EST
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Wiki allows agency mobile-app developers to share best practices

Gwynne Kostin, the director of mobile in the General Services Administration's Office of Citizen Services & Innovative Technologies, said there has been a definite "uptick" of interest of late by agency tech leaders into developing mobile apps that make sense for their agencies. The Mobile Gov Wiki allows agency app developers to share best practices.

Thursday - 02/23/2012, 09:34pm EST
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GSA website now offers 100 federal apps

In less than two years, the General Services Administration's mobile application website has grown from offering 15 apps to 100.

Thursday - 02/23/2012, 09:16am EST
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Air Force testing mobile capabilities to replace radios

The Joint Base Langley-Eustis in Virginia is testing the networks and hardware of commercial carriers in its quest to go mobile on bases.

Wednesday - 02/22/2012, 09:10am EST
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Van Dyck joins OMB to work on mobile, .gov reform efforts

Van Dyck comes to the E-Government and IT office to work as a policy analyst after working at the FCC and most recently USAID.

Tuesday - 02/21/2012, 04:54pm EST

GPO offers mobile app of President's budget request

The President's fiscal 2013 budget request is available today in print, online and for the first time a mobile app.

Monday - 02/13/2012, 09:54am EST
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For federal agencies, mobility is 'new normal'

Bob Kirby, the vice president of federal government for CDW-G, joined In Depth with Francis Rose to discuss the findings of a recent report detailing the use of mobile devices at federal agencies.

Friday - 02/10/2012, 07:19pm EST
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