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Is Government Moving Fast Enough on Mobility and Apps? (VIDEO)

Exciting times are ahead in the mobility space, government CIOs say.

by / May 16, 2012
A pile of mobile devices. Photo courtesy of Jeremy Keith/Flickr Creative Commons.

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

Steve Towns is the former editor of Government Technology, and former executive editor for e.Republic Inc., publisher of GOVERNING, Government TechnologyPublic 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. Steve now serves as the Deputy Chief Content Officer for e.Republic. 

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