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It seems likely that Obama will use e-mail, and he will use a BlackBerry to send it.
Service CIO Lt. Gen. Jeff Sorenson details how the Army will judge and award $30,000 in prize money to soldiers and civilian employees under the Apps for the Army program. Up to 100 contestants can submit apps in one of eight categories. The Army will announce the winners in August.
April 7th, 2009
Mobile professionals across federal civilian agencies and the military increasingly rely on smartphones to stay connected, particularly in times of crisis. That means for IT, the pressure is especially on to keep senior officials in contact.
Barriers to smartphones becoming a fed's main computing device are falling, but security still needs to be figured out.
Weaknesses in BlackBerry software could be exploited, Microsoft says new patches pose a threat too, there's big business in smart grid security.
The global market for such products is expected to grow by 44 percent a year before reaching some $3 billion in 2016.
Roger Baker, the Veterans Affairs Department chief information officer, said only about 1,000 users will have agency supplied devices that will be allowed to access VA systems. VA eventually wants to create an apps store where externally and internally developed software will be made available for doctors, nurses and other employees.
Host John Gilroy will talk about different mobile operating systems, and how to manage them with MaaS360's Jeff Ward and Josh Lambert.
September 27, 2011
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