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MobileIron Selected by GSA as a Federal Mobility Platform Supplier; Bob Tinker Comments

MobileIron has been named a mobile device and application management tools supplier to federal customers under a mobility initiative run by the General Services Administration. The company has served as a subcontractor to Digital Management Inc. for the Defense Information Systems Agency‘s MDM/MAS project, MobileIron said Tuesday. The GSA’s Managed …

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Elbit Systems to Provide Broadband Mobile Tech for DHS; Raanan Horowitz Comments

An Elbit Systems Ltd. subsidiary has been selected to develop a first-responder broadband mobile technology for the Homeland Security Department’s science and technology group. Elbit Systems of America LLC will build the prototype to work with the BlackBerry 10 workspace within an Android-based device for federal, state and local agencies …

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Microsoft Joins Online Authentication Tech Alliance; Michael Barrett Comments

Microsoft has become a member of the board directors for an industry consortium that developed standards-based specifications regarding online authentication. The company will work with the Fast IDentity Online Alliance to develop open and interoperable standards with the goal of building up authentication methods and technologies, the Alliance announced Thursday. Google …

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OPM, HHS Unveil New Mobile Apps

Some federal agencies have released mobile applications designed to promote the services their departments offer to the public, Federal Times reported Tuesday. Andy Medici writes the Office of Personnel Management and Department of Health and Human Services are among the agencies that have released apps meant to inform and entertain …

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Industry Weighs In On Microsoft-Nokia Deal

Some industry analysts have weighed in on Microsoft’s planned acquisition of Nokia‘s handset business and its effects on the federal mobility market, FCW reported Thursday. Adam Mazmanian writes the $7.2 billion acquisition could help the software company extend its reach in the federal market for tablets and mobile phones. Tom Suder, …

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Executive Spotlight: Cora Carmody, Jacobs Engineering CIO & SVP for Global IT on STEM, BYOD and Int’l Growth

Cora Carmody serves as chief information officer and senior vice president for global information technology at Jacobs Engineering. The 35-year industry veteran began her career at Litton PRC, where she rose to chief information officer and later worked for SAIC as SVP and CIO from 2003-2008. Jacobs was the recipient …

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Fixmo Platform Supports DISA-Approved Mobile Devices; Bruce Gilley Comments

Fixmo has developed a portfolio of mobility offerings designed to help government organizations address the U.S. Defense Information Systems Agency‘s security guidelines for mobile devices and enterprise applications. The enterprise mobility platform seeks to address requirements specified in mobile security technical implementation guides (STIG), Fixmo said Tuesday. “The DoD is …

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Executive Spotlight: Drew Morin, TCS SVP and CTO on His Firm’s Early Years and Mobility

Drew Morin serves as senior vice president and chief technology officer at TeleCommunication Systems, Inc. (TCS), and leads the business’ cyber intelligence group. He has been with the company since 1988 and was previously with BDM Corp. In his conversation with ExecutiveBiz, Morin discusses TCS’ many offerings, the procurement trends …

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Mobility and BYOD News Covered on TNNI

The use of mobile devices by government workers and contractors has recently evolved to include more than just the Blackberry. Android devices, Iphones and Ipads among others started being accepted in the workplace around 2011 as more employees pushed for the use of their personal phones at work. Today, Bring …

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