Government Websites Strive to Become Mobile-Friendly


CONSUMERATION: Setting Standards For In-House App Development And Delivery. It’s understandable that company leaders pushing their visions of a mobile enterprise want a quick win from mobile application development. But before organizations set out on the long, rigorous and often expensive process of in-house app development, they should chart their course from ideation through delivery. Read more

CODING FOR CARS: The Next Generation Of Mobile Apps. For several decades, enterprise developers had to support one simple platform: computers on desks. Then the smartphone came along and we had to find ways to deliver the data to a smaller, more mobile rectangle. All of these challenges, however, prepare us little for the next big platform to come: the automobile. Read more

ANDROID: Mobile Monetization Tips And Strategies. Monetizing your Android app is something you’ll probably need to think about at some point if you ever want to profit from the hard work you put into developing it. There are more than a few ways to do this, and ultimately you’ll have to decide which is the best method for your app but there are certainly options available. Read more


EXECUTIVE ORDER: After Obama’s Cybersecurity Order Threatens Snowden Fund, Bitcoin Donations Spike. Signed into law on Wednesday, US President Barack Obama declared cyber-threats aimed at the US a “national emergency.” The order threatens sanctions against those (including US residents) who engage in cyberattacks and espionage activities that threaten US interests at home and abroad. Read more

TWO-FACTOR AUTHENTICATION: This Identity Suite Says It’s an All-in-One Cybersecurity Solution. We all participate in the physical security of the places we visit every day. We have the keys to our houses, maybe the keys to our neighbors’ or parents’ homes, fobs for our gyms, and badges for our offices. Find out more

STRATEGY: Cybersecurity Is Broken. You don’t have to read the news or keep up with latest tech trends to be fully aware that many parts of daily life – the way we work, shop, travel and communicate – have all massively improved thanks to technology. Look no further than services like Uber, Shyp, Slack and Airbnb as examples of services that have enriched our lives in ways we hadn’t imagined possible, fixing things we didn’t even know were broken.
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COACHING: Korn Ferry Study Identifies Leadership Challenges Being Coached Most Often. Korn Ferry surveyed more than 200 coaches from around the globe who are part of Korn Ferry’s coaching network—professionals who listen to, guide, and counsel thousands of senior leaders. The coaches responded to questions about the challenges leaders face most frequently, which coaching interventions they use most often with clients, and what competencies they see as most essential for leading companies through complex and uncertain business conditions. Read more

CLOUD COMPUTING: Cloud Decisions May Take a Village, but the CIO Must Take Charge.It all started out innocently enough. Go online; type in your credit card number; spin up a server. That simple, elegant process quickly propelled the cloud from the fringe to the mainstream. Read more

CLOOUD SECURITY: The Cloud Is Your Ticket To Full Business Engagement. CIOs must seize the day and take advantage of a turbulent economic environment to become more deeply embedded in business decision-making. That will make their organizations more successful while also cementing their own role, says Oracle Cloud Service CIO Tom Fisher. Read more


APPLICATION DEVELOPMENT: Blue Mountain Data Systems is dedicated to Application Development and Systems Integration for Federal Civilian Agencies, Document Management Systems that help in the preparation, scanning, indexing, categorizing and quality control of millions of pages of paper documents to electronic format and the Automation of Workflow Processes. Call us at 703-502-3416.


FYI: Federal & State CTOs CIOs CISOs: Daily Tech Update – May 12, 2015

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