bnv.fnr.news/technology;mobile=stories;tile=1;pos=top;sz=728x90,970x90;ord=
5:46 am, September 16, 2014

Mobile News

Mobile Strategy - Air Force

Tuesday - 12/04/2012, 12:32pm EST

GSA to phase out apps.gov portal

The agency cites its desire to streamline services as the reason to phase out the site. But industry experts say use of apps.gov has been minimal and there was no clear market for the portal. OMB launched the site in September 2009.

Friday - 11/30/2012, 04:12pm EST
Listen

Mobile security, collaboration, and more

Larry Besterman, CEO of TWD and Associates, Inc., joins host John Gilroy to discuss how his company can help your agency with its communication challenges.
November 27, 2012

Wednesday - 11/28/2012, 12:43am EST
Listen

New technologies key to Postal Service revitalization

From digitization of mail to GPS tracking, the Postal Service is investing in new technologies to help it grow revenue. Ellis Burgoyne, the agency's chief information officer, says his department is concentrating on five main projects in 2013 that will help the Postal Service cut costs while improving efficiency and customer service. USPS ended fiscal 2012 with $15.9 billion of debt.

Wednesday - 11/21/2012, 02:18am EST
Listen

Passwords, mobile devices, and security

Steven Sprague, CEO of Wave Systems joins host John Gilroy to talk about advanced password management and other IT issues.
November 20, 2012

Tuesday - 11/20/2012, 09:42pm EST
Listen

USDA laying the groundwork for BYOD

Deputy CIO Charles McClam said the Department of Agriculture is developing a policy and has awarded a mobile device management contract to figure out how best to let employees use their own smartphones and tablet devices on the agency's computer network. NASA Goddard also is creating a BYOD policy that depends on its virtual desktop infrastructure.

Thursday - 11/08/2012, 05:48am EST
Listen

DoD opens bidding for secure mobile device project

DISA wants a secure mobile device manager and app store to support at least 162,000 Apple and Android mobile devices. Contract would begin next spring.

Tuesday - 10/23/2012, 12:07pm EDT

FDA checking high-risk medical apps for safety

Last year, the FDA proposed a policy to test apps that included "very high-risk interventions" that did not cause any unintended consequences. The agency is now expected to release final policy by the end of this year on which apps it will oversee.

Thursday - 10/11/2012, 02:51pm EDT
Listen

Q & A with Dan Chenok

Dan Chenok, executive director of the IBM Center for the Business of Governor will talk about a survey conducted by the center.
October 9, 2012

Tuesday - 10/09/2012, 10:45pm EDT
Listen

DISA puts mobility project into its next phase

The agency made awards to AT&T and Verizon for more than 1,000 Apple and Samsung handheld and tablet computers. DISA also wants for industry to develop a mobile device Common Access Card-enabled virtual thin client.

Friday - 10/05/2012, 06:26pm EDT

VA awards contract for mobile device management, apps store

Procurement will start with management of 5,000 mobile devices, plus app stores for consumers inside and outside of VA. The agency awarded a three-year, $9.3 million deal to Longview International Technology Solutions to build and manage the technology in the cloud.

Wednesday - 10/03/2012, 05:00am EDT

TSA analyzes mobile needs before deployment

Dr. Emma Garrison-Alexander, TSA's chief information officer, said the goal is to make sure employees have the right device to match up with their mission requirements.
September 20, 2012

Thursday - 09/20/2012, 09:29pm EDT
Listen

Mobile device managment

Ojas Rege, vice president of Strategy for MobileIron, joins host John Gilroy to talk about how his company can help you manage a wide variety of mobile devices.
September 11, 2012

Tuesday - 09/11/2012, 11:27pm EDT
Listen

Managing mobile devices from a government perspective

Horace Blackman, CIO and director of IT support services at the Veterans Affairs Department Central Office talks about how mobile devices are handled at his agency.
September 4, 2012

Tuesday - 09/04/2012, 08:53pm EDT
Listen

Number of cybersecurity threats to mobile devices grows

McAfee says Android devices are the most vulnerable. Twitter has become one of the major threat vectors.

Tuesday - 09/04/2012, 11:11am EDT

Agencies' mobile, digital plans aim to unlock data

Agencies have taken the first steps in building a more digital-friendly government. As part of the far-reaching digital services strategy released in May, most large federal agencies have identified services and resources that could benefit from a digital overhaul.

Thursday - 08/23/2012, 08:11pm EDT

New toolkit aims to start BYOD conversation

Agencies considering allowing employees to use their own smartphones and other mobile devices on the job - known as bring-your-own-device (BYOD) - have a new toolkit at their disposal to ease the transition. The toolkit contains key considerations for agency IT managers, success stories from agencies that have already implemented such programs as well as sample existing policies at those agencies to serve as samples.

Thursday - 08/23/2012, 06:29pm EDT

DoD email migration setting stage for future enterprise systems

This week the Army exceeded 500,000 users on its enterprise email network. The migration of potentially 3.7 million users to the network should be completed by March 2013. The Defense Department's move to a single, cloud-based system run by the Defense Information Systems Agency sets the stage for other enterprise-wide systems, said John Hale, DISA's chief of enterprise applications, in an interview with Federal News Radio's Jared Serbu and Jason Miller.

Tuesday - 08/21/2012, 02:11pm EDT
Listen

CBP employees develop mobile doc scanner

Since March 2010, the device has helped to catch 450 drug traffickers, weapons smugglers and potential terror suspects. The developers of the technology are finalists for the 2012 Service to America Medal.

Tuesday - 08/21/2012, 09:58am EDT
Listen

BYOD part of new 'digital ecosytem'

Michael Isman, vice president of Booz Allen Hamilton, says agencies adopting a bring-your-own- device strategy should do so as part of their larger digital strategy.

Wednesday - 08/15/2012, 09:35pm EDT
Listen
  •  
  • 9
  •