Is Apple Learning to Love the Enterprise? Are iPads and iPhones ideal for government settings? The Secret Behind Successful Mobile Apps States seek to develop new apps that integrate into agencies' existing infrastructure. Products New Products From Belkin, SMART, LUXSHARE-ICT, Devon IT Combination folio/keyboard, whiteboards, docking station, thin client laptop. Gov2020 5 Tips That Government Innovators Can Learn from Marathoners Ways to conserve your energy on the long road to getting new ideas implemented. Point of View Open Source and Mobile Apps Are on Government Radar Collaboration and social media are also grabbing government attention. Case Studies St. Paul to Jump on Minnesota’s Email Cloud by June St. Paul will be the first city in Minnesota to share email services with the state under its new Microsoft Office 365 cloud platform. Baltimore Water Main Inspected With High-Tech Probe City uses electromagnetic technology to scan for pipe damage while keeping water service up and running. 5 Ways to Thwart Copper Thieves Public agencies employ many strategies and technologies to protect critical infrastructure. Innovation Chicago, Cook County and Illinois Start ‘Convergence Cloud’ A step closer to the holy grail of one data website for everything. Connectivity States Aim to Launch More Mobile Apps State governments are aggressively deploying mobile technology, but which approaches catch on best? Will the ‘Dot-NYC’ Domain Start a Trend? Maybe Not New York City is pursuing its own “dot-nyc” top-level domain extension, but other cities might not follow suit. Four Questions San Francisco CTO Talks Cloud Computing Best Practices Gina Tomlinson speaks about the benefits of cloud deployment. Leadership Social Media Directors are Finding a Place in Government Governments try out new media directors to handle social networking on their behalf.