Ensure staff acceptance As the digitization of government services accelerates, the strains of this change have weighed heavily on government workers. The senior staff, largely of the baby boomer generation, are being asked to throw out decades worth of paper driven processes in favor of paperless environments, driven by tablet and smartphone based applications. Junior… Read more »
The Canadian Association of Municipal Administrators, or CAMA, met last week in Gatineau, Quebec for their annual convention, and I had a steady stream of booth traffic, all with an interest in mobile-first solutions for solving two municipal issues close to my heart: How to get important information out to citizens in a timely fashion… Read more »
Ottawa, ON (LINK) The Canadian Agricultural Human Resource Council (CAHRC) has developed the Ag Smart-Association App (ASApp), a powerful smartphone app that helps agricultural associations engage their members, save money and generate revenue by providing self-managed mobile application services. When offered by national or provincial organizations, ASApp is free to users and is always ‘on’… Read more »
While political parties and politicians are using Twitter and Facebook to reach their target audience on mobile devices, they are finding their message is simply being echoed back to them, or they are being trolled hard by their opposition, making social media a difficult environment to move political dialog forward in a meaningful way. Enter… Read more »
Are you looking for a cost effective, measurable way of engaging your association members, non-profit donor base or union advocates? In our latest Plugged-In podcast, I explore with Liam Verster to how mobile apps are one way to to make the connection.
Mobile apps offer a measurable and direct way for governments to engage, transact and deliver services to the public. I speak with Alex Knight from BCIT on the value of government mobile apps for constituents, including emergency scenarios.
Events are not just about sharing information from the stage to the attendee. It’s about driving continuous transactions between the attendees, the sponsors and the event organizers. In this podcast with BCIT’s Alex Knight, I explore the shift away from paper programs to mobile apps at events.
14 Oranges is the proud mobile app developer and sponsor of the Entrepreneurial Development Conference and Expo, being held in Halifax on April 28-29, 2017. The event is going to bring together some of the sharpest minds in business to share learnings to help business grow in Atlantic Canada. As such, I’m humbled to be… Read more »
So back in September (2016), BlackBerry announced they had stopped making their own phones and like all fans of the iconic Canadian technology, I went through the five stages of grief. Denial: I can’t believe it! No way would BlackBerry do that! The keyboard … Anger: It’s a conspiracy, like the Avro Arrow … the… Read more »
Is your mobile app underperforming? Give us 30 min to consult on it, and help you make it a winner. Did you start to sense it was underperforming when you read some bad user reviews in the app store? Did you see the worrisome “This app crashed when I opened it,” or the generic, “This… Read more »