• 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.

    September 29, 2011
  • Host John Gilroy is joined by Michael Beckley, chief technology officer, at Appian. They will talk about how business process management has changed and what you can do to stay ahead of those changes. July 19, 2011(Encore presentation August 30, 2011),

    July 19, 2011
  • Agency CIO Roger Baker said he plans to let employees use mobile devices on the VA network starting in fiscal 2012. He\'s leaning toward the bring-your-own-device approach, but details still need to be finalized. Baker said VA also will update its mobile computing policy.

    June 30, 2011
  • The Army has picked the Google android as the operating system they want to put in the hands of troops on the ground.

    April 25, 2011
  • 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.

    March 29, 2011
  • Federal Chief Information Officer Vivek Kundra said he wants to move toward giving feds a subsidy - of say, $2,000 - to purchase their own devices to work on.

    March 01, 2011
  • The service says it\'s getting closer to determining the path forward for issuing smartphones to soldiers in the field. It\'s something the service says could eventually provide warfighters with an all-in-one platform for training, battlefield communications and more.

    February 25, 2011
  • Info Security reports that the U.K. ban on Apple\'s iPhone and iPad is due to the company\'s refusal to allow British intelligence review the source code.

    December 22, 2010
  • Federal News Radio told you about the Army’s plans to bring smartphone technology to the battlefield within a year. If the service wants to issue every soldier some kind of smartphone, the move could turn…

    December 08, 2010
  • The Office of Personnel Management launched a free USAJobs app for the iPhone and iPad.

    October 19, 2010
  • Mobile phone apps are a growing security threat

    August 25, 2010
  • The space agency also is testing other smartphone devices, including the Android and iPad. It is one of the first agencies to approve the issuance of iPhones to employees. Employees also have the ability to develop applications for smartphones.

    August 18, 2010
  • WFED\'s Jason Miller reports.

    August 17, 2010
  • Agencies launch redesigned governmentwide portal with Microsoft\'s Bing search engine. As a part of the launch, OMB and GSA make 18 mobile applications available from agencies across the government. Federal CIO Kundra says the government must improve how citizens access information and interact with agencies.

    July 02, 2010