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Develop Shared Services Catalog

Develop government-wide shared services catalog that houses code, application programming interfaces (APIs), and web-services that agencies and the public can easily access and use. This will encourage cross-sharing of data, code, etc. (emulating forge.mil – “forge.gov”).

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Update/develop government-wide mobility policies

Develop government-wide (vs agency-specific) policies, guidance, metrics, and tools to support and accelerate mobility adoption (one privacy policy, one accessibility policy, etc.).

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Develop a "gov to gov" apps repository

Create a government-only mobile app store to provide a separate distribution channel from commercial applications and improve functionality

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Create Mobility Centers of Excellence

Establish centers of excellence for common security services like app vetting, device/OS evaluations, certification and accreditation (i.e. mobile FedRAMP).

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Develop agency-level mobility plans

Develop agency-level mobility plans that include government to citizen, government to business, government to government, and government to employee plans, priorities, and timelines for implementation.

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Know the audiences (plural)

Apps that work well for alerting first responders, apps that work well for collecting information, apps that work well for citizens requesting services all have specific and even unique requirements in their supporting infrastructures. Acquisition, governance, and other strategies for common application across agencies need to reflect those differences intelligently to maximize benefits of standardization while minimizing ...more »

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Encourage BYOD Policies in Agencies to Save Money

75% of enterprises now have "Bring Your Own Device' (BYOD) policies, according to the Aberdeen Group. Given the power, availability, and relative affordability of today's smartphones and tablets, the Federal government cannot keep up on technology and shouldn't have to. Instead, provide standard mobile data management (MDM) security protocols to allow employees to use their own, privately owned devices. Agencies should ...more »

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Add Mobile to Individual Technology Strategy for Procurement

Don't force the technology worker to use one brand for a SmartPhone (Blackberry, Android, MS Windows, Apple). Leverage what the user is already buying. Give the end user a set amount of funds to purchase technology every three years.

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