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Gary Washington, CIO of the Agriculture Department's Natural Resources and Conservation Service, tells Federal News Radio about his priorities for the agency.
March 31, 2011
Agencies are offering mobile applications to the public.
The increased use of mobile technology is causing federal IT professionals to look at all options in managing these new devices. What should be the policy for your agency? Karim Toubba, vice president at Juniper, discusses these issues.
The Pentagon wants servicemen and women to use their own smartphones to develop apps and access the military's networks. Senior officials as early as next month will approve the technical standards for devices that run the Apple and Google operating systems.
There's an app for just about everything, but what ones are actually worth owning?
There's a push to expand the use of tools designed to give federal Web managers a better idea of just who is using agency websites. The goal is to improve the Web experience for citizens.
The Army Knowledge Online portal is one of the apps that is currently in use and evolving. Gary Winkler, head of the Army's Program Executive Office for Enterprise Information Systems, talked about it with the DorobekINSIDER.
Federal CIO Kundra said an upcoming conference will help agencies share and find best practices for prioritizing data sets. Departments are struggling to meet stake holder demands for opening up data. Kundra said more and more these data sets are leading to third party applications.
Agencies are testing an assortment of smartphones and tablet computers to improve how their workforces meet their missions. But there still are questions about the security of these devices.
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The service names 25 software tools as winners in the Apps for the Army contest. Lt. Gen. Sorenson says the competition proves agile software development can be done well in the Army. He says a new memo is coming out that will change how the Army develops apps in the future.