State Department Mobile Site Goes Responsive

Nov 7, 2013

The Department of State has updated their mobile website Read »

Trends on Tuesday: Digital News Trends and Mobile

Oct 29, 2013 |

The Pew Research Center recently released a report on “12 Trends Shaping Digital News.” Some of these trends show that mobile devices continue to affect how the public consumes the news. The report found: 19% of Americans saw news on a social network “yesterday” in 2012, more than double the 9% who had done so Read »

Mobile Code Sharing Catalog Snippet: Leaflet

Oct 23, 2013

Would you like help incorporating mobile-friendly maps in your mobile sites and/or web apps? Check out Leaflet, available on the Mobile Code Sharing Catalog, a modern open-source JavaScript library for mobile-friendly interactive maps. It is developed by Vladimir Agafonkin of CloudMade with a team of dedicated contributors. Weighing Read »

Mobile Products from HUD

Oct 17, 2013

The Department of Housing and Urban Development has two apps that can help citizens learn about their housing rights, locate housing counselors and file housing discrimination complaints. The HUD Counselor Locator App allows smartphone and tablet users to locate housing counselors in their own area Read »

Mobile Gov User Experience Guidelines and Recommendations: Content

Sep 23, 2013

Content refers to the various types of material in different formats, such as text, images and video, that provide information to the user (it also fits into a mobile product’s information architecture). From the 42 Mobile Gov User Experience guidelines and recommendations released last week, you deemed Read »

Mobile Code Sharing Catalog Snippet: Web Experience Toolkit (WET)

Sep 11, 2013 |

Looking to jumpstart your mobile website development? Check out the Web Experience Toolkit (WET) available on the Mobile Code Sharing Catalog. The toolkit includes reusable components for building and maintaining innovative Web sites that are accessible, usable, and interoperable. Developed as a collaborative open source project by the Government of Canada, the WET has reusable Read »

SSI Mobile Wage Reporting

Sep 5, 2013 |

Following up on their mobile website, the Social Read »

GSA’s eBuy Mobile

Aug 29, 2013 |

The General Services Administration has made a mobile version of its eBuy website. The mobile site provides ease of access to small Read »

Trends on Tuesday: Why You Should Be Accessible on Mobile

Aug 27, 2013 |

MobileMarketingWatch released an article explaining why it is important for the workplace to be making the move to mobile. When it comes to marketing, it is essential to understand your customer and be easily discoverable or else your product will go unseen. It is all about Read »

SocialGov Summit Diagnoses Viral Gov

Aug 13, 2013 |

Agencies discuss how to make social media programs more sharable and engaging. Read »

HUD Office of Inspector General Responsive Design Website

Aug 1, 2013 |

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has developed a responsive design website for the HUD Office of Inspector General. The website provides: news, the latest reports and publications, locations to Read »

Trends on Tuesday: Identify Your Mobile Personas

Jul 30, 2013 |

Sparksheet recently posted an article by Greg Hickman, where he explains how to create mobile personas for your consumers when developing a mobile strategy. When it comes to mobile Read »

Mobile Gov for Independence Day!

Jul 4, 2013

Gearing up for the Fourth? Here are some anytime, anywhere government apps that can help make celebrating the United States easier and more fun. If you’re worried about the weather you can check out the National Weather Service mobile website. If the heat Read » Mobile Website

Jun 27, 2013 |

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services redesigned as a new and improved responsive mobile website for their users (beneficiaries, caregivers and advocates). The users of the can apply for Medicare services find health plans, doctors, hospitals and nursing homes review Medicare costs, claims, appeals and Read »

Energy’s Alternative Fuel Locator Mobile Site

Jun 6, 2013 |

Drivers can find the closest alternative fueling sites anytime, anywhere with the Alternative Fuel Locator. The Department of Energy’s Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) has created this mobile website that allows users to locate alternative fueling stations. Using Google map technology and data from the Alternative Fuels Data Center (AFDC), the site Read »