Ideas for the Mobility Strategy
Strive for reusability, simplicity, and platform-independence to the maximum extent practicable when developing mobility solutions.
Create a Federal mobility reference architecture to enable adoption of common solutions (e.g., for BYOD).
There should be some high level direction that the introduction of mobile must not increase the risks, and that a common set of standards (not products) across broad groups... more »
1) Who the audience is
2) What device(s) they have
3) What you want to achieve
Different audiences have different expectations. Frequent users might like a app on their device from an app store. First-time or infrequent visitors will not download an app. They will expect to access with the web browser on their mobile device. Frequent users will want the navigation to be streamlined.... more »
Online forms need to be flexible enough to be displayed, filled out and submitted on a mobile device. Large PDFs intended for use on a PC only are impossible to use on a smartphone. Forms should be able to adapt to a mobile device and display in a mobile-optimized format.
Also, let's implement secure wireless systems to replace the old ethernet wired systems. This will allow more employees to work in less space, promote office-sharing, and provide true mobility... more »
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.
The goal would reduce the risk of escalating costs for the government and the risk... more »
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.
If a web application is determined to be platform neutral whereby the user expects to use it from any web enabled... more »
Government Agencies should all have mobile apps. These apps should be held to the same accessibility standard as their websites