Trends on Tuesday: What’s Your Agency’s Mobile Strategy?

May 6, 2014

The road to success depicted as a maze. Photo credit: Lihua Peng/iStock/Thinkstock
Here’s a statistic that might surprise you: 28% of Chief Information Officer (CIO)s in the private sector admitted in a survey they don’t have a plan for mobile technology. They cited compliance issues as a factor preventing their organizations from taking the necessary first step.

Now, you may be wondering, “Does my agency fit in that category?” Two years ago, the Digital Government Strategy required agencies to start planning and implementing anytime, anywhere strategies.

In addition, mobile is a changing technology and the Digital Government Strategy created the Mobile Application Development Program to help agencies plan, develop, test and launch mobile products and services for the public.

The public expects to have access to government information anytime, anywhere. Government agencies can only meet this growing demand if they have a mobile technology strategy in place and keep abreast of the latest trends. [Join the Mobile Gov Community of Practice]( to keep up with the latest and greatest government mobile.We’ve created an editorial theme calendar to coordinate content each month around one focus. This month’s focus is the Digital Government Strategy. Check back for more articles related to this theme in May. Photo Credit: Lihua Peng/iStock/Thinkstock

Originally posted by Treci Johnson on May 6, 2014
May 6, 2014