Smartphones, tablets and mobile apps are the source of constant conversation among CIOs who work in state and local government. They recognize that in the years ahead, figuring out how to optimize mobility — for citizens and for the government workforce — will become a bigger part of their role as IT decision-makers.

CIOs say that mobility is touching all facets of the government enterprise, from employee retention to budget priorities. In the video below, several of the nation’s most prominent government CIOs discussed the broad landscape of mobility and what it might look like a decade from now.

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Steve Towns is editor of Government Technology, and executive editor for e.Republic Inc., publisher of GOVERNING, Government Technology,Public CIO and Emergency Management magazines. He has more than 20 years of writing and editing experience at newspapers and magazines, including more than 15 years of covering technology in the state and local government market.