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Government remains focused on citizen-facing apps, enterprise apps lag, says report

Citizen-facing mobile applications remain the core focus of the federal government's mobility efforts, according to a new report from IBM's government research group. While these apps help deliver public services or draw from public resources to help the public with other types of decision making, applications for internal organizational use are less popular and in the "very early stages of emergence," said the report.

FirstNet issues long-awaited RFP for nationwide network

The First Responder Network Authority, or FirstNet, has issued a bundle of solicitations for the planning and building work required to stand up a nationwide, interoperable LTE network for the public safety community. Interested contractors have until April 29 to respond.

Transit mobile ticketing app maker receives new funding

Thanks to a new round of funding for a British startup, more U.S. commuters soon may be able to pay for mass transit fares with their smartphones.

NIST instructs agencies to use application control programs in new guidance

The National Institute of Standards and Technology has published comprehensive resources on application whitelisting, as well as a step-by-step guide to implementing the technique to prevent malware intrusion.

Air Force looks to do for HR forms what it did for the flight bag

"That whole HR lifeline that we all use every day in our own worlds — just took look at a pay stub or our insurance — is a core focus of ours," said Air Force CIO William Marion.

10 mobile tools that will bring the post office to the phone, according to the USPS OIG

In anticipation of a second wave of digital disruption, the U.S. Postal Service's Inspector General released a report outlining 10 mobile-focused efforts that the agency could utilize to better "equip people with a post office on their phone" and prevent competitors from gaining footholds in the space.

10 mobile tools that will bring the post office to the phone, according to the USPS OIG

In anticipation of a second wave of digital disruption, the U.S. Postal Service's Inspector General released a report outlining 10 mobile-focused efforts that the agency could utilize to better "equip people with a post office on their phone" and prevent competitors from gaining footholds in the space.

Seattle agency launches construction app

The Shaping Seattle: Buildings map application provides detailed information on projects from the Seattle Department of Planning and Development.

NARA seeks comments on new guidance for electronic message management

The NARA bulletin applies to chat or instant messaging, texting, voicemail messages that can be attached to emails, and other communications platforms such as social media or mobile apps.

Mobile analytics can be a game changer for federal apps, says DoD mobility specialist

For those agencies using mobile apps, analytics can be an invaluable tool, said David Cooper, mobile applications program lead at the DoD's National Center for Telehealth and Technology.