This is one in a series of articles highlighting Breaking Gov’s best stories of the past year. As we reflected on our 2011 coverage of innovation, technology and management amongst the federal agencies and workforce, this was among the stories that stood out as delivering key insight into the top issues facing today’s government community.
The past year has seen significant buzz with regard to how technology can change the business of government. Mobile technology, in particular, appears to hold significant promise for increased efficiency and a more enabled mobile workforce.
However, the increased interest and demand means that in the next four years, wireless carriers will need to find a way to transmit more than 30 times the volume of data than their networks carry today.
A guy at this year’s ELC pulled a potential solution out of his pocket.