Mobile devices

  • Uh-oh! The White House wants you to have an old phone

    Using a particular BPA might help the governmentwide picture, but it won’t necessarily help individual agencies manage their own expenses.

  • OMB to ban most new contracts for mobile devices, services

    A draft policy under development by OMB would require agencies to create an inventory of, and buy mobile devices and services only from, GSA’s governmentwide contract in order to get better control over $1.2 billion in annual spend.

  • Buyout could make BlackBerry viable in federal market

    New investors could restore BlackBerry’s place in the federal market, as the company weighs its options for the future.

  • Managing your agency’s mobile devices

    Kim Hancher, the chief information officer at the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, will hsare her ideas on mobile device management August 6, 2013

  • Handling large data sets in a secure environment

    Kerry Weems, the vice president and general manager for Health Solutions for General Dynamics Information Technology will discuss data collection and IT security. May 28, 2013

  • Identity management in a dynamic federal landscape

    Phillip Soloweszyk, director of Identity and Windows Consulting Services for Quest Software, will discuss identity management. APril 16, 2013

  • Healthcare IT and interoperability

    Doctor Doug Fridsma, chief science officer for HHS’s Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology, will discuss how interoperability will make it easier to share health information. April 2, 2013

  • Mobile health: Can it save money for federal healthcare?

    Kerry McDermott from the WestHealth Institute and Dr. Harry Greenspun from Deloitte talk about healthcare IT, and ways to cut costs. February 26, 2013

  • Android apps hotbed for malware, report finds

    F-Secure analyzed 19 new families of mobile malware. It found a big increase in products that target Android.

  • DoD announces new mobile strategy

    With the plan, defense leaders hope to harness the best that wireless technology can offer. The strategy includes goals for secure information sharing via voice, video and data feeds. It also promotes app development.