Developing a mobile app? Don’t forget the back end!

By Karnesha Slaughter, MPH In the 21st century, technology is key. People want information as quickly and conveniently as possible. With this expectation for easily accessible information, smart phones have become an integral part of our daily lives. Gone are the days of visiting a computer to look up information – ‘googling’ is as easy … Continue reading Developing a mobile app? Don’t forget the back end!

New Media Tools for Data Sharing and Stories of Project Ideals and Accomplishments

By: Jennifer Carter, Bruce Vandenberg, Jorge A. Delgado, Nicole Kaplan, Donna Neer, Greg Wilson, Robert D'Adamo, Laura O’Gan, Nadene Grow, Roger Marquez, Dan Arthur, Marlen Eve, Stephen J. Del Grosso, Jane M.F. Johnson, Douglas L. Karlen, Lisa Durso, John Finley, Veronica Acosta-Marti­nez, David B. Knaebel, Daren Harmel, and Justin D. Derner New federal regulations mandate federal … Continue reading New Media Tools for Data Sharing and Stories of Project Ideals and Accomplishments

New Media Search Tool Helps Federal Comms Professionals Better Serve the Public, Their Agencies

By Dirk Fillpot, Communications Coordinator, U.S. Department of Agriculture   Are you are frustrated that the media search tools available to us make it nearly impossible, and certainly impractical, to implement hyper local media about our vital government programs? The information we need to communicate is critical to protecting public safety and health. It greatly pleases me to inform you about a new GIS-based media … Continue reading New Media Search Tool Helps Federal Comms Professionals Better Serve the Public, Their Agencies