When the U.S. Office of Management and Budget issued its Roadmap for a Digital Government, or Digital Government Strategy in May of 2012, this was the first government-wide policy mandating that agencies focus on the design and delivery of public-facing services for increasingly popular and ubiquitous mobile devices.
There are two fundamental questions that Federal agencies need to understand to achieve space efficiencies as their workforces become more mobile: 1) how is current office space being used? and 2) are senior leaders and staff willing to embrace alternative working arrangements to enable reduced real property requirements?
This week is National Telework Week 2013 for Australia (November 18-22), with a range of programs and activities designed to acquaint employees and employers alike with the options for, benefits of, and enabling technologies to support working from coast-to-coast Down Under.
Earlier this month, the U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) released its Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey (FEVS) results for 2013.
As we move toward 2014, it is time for government IT professionals and their industry partners to evaluate the measurable progress they have made together in 2013 Federal cloud computing, as well as the priorities for agency efforts envisioned in the New Year.
A column highlighting recent telework and mobility news: