October 4, 2011 •
Government Mobile Apps Get Graded
Business experts gave their evaluation of the effectiveness of government apps in Nextgov.com’s article “Government apps: Learning from industry” by Joseph Marks. The article highlights some apps you may not have heard of – an informational app from the Smithsonian, a Post Traumatic Stress Disorder app from the Veterans Administration, and a baby naming app from the Census Bureau, and many others.
Marks discusses the experts’ criteria for their grading, the growth of government use of mobile apps, and some current trends to watch.
Here is an interactive infographic showing the results of the grading.
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