pilot program

As part of a plan to upgrade technology and support a mobile workforce, Federal Aviation Administration inspectors are taking part in a pilot project using iPads to conduct safety checks on airline carriers.

About 50 of the FAA’s 3,300 inspectors are testing the mobile devices in a six-month pilot project across a range of airports, FAA’s Chief Technology Officer Douglas Roseboro told Breaking Gov. Keep reading →

FAA officials advised federal agencies Tuesday to balance creativity against security and give users wide latitude to experiment with innovative ways to get the most out of their mobile devices.

Managers for FAA, an agency in the forefront of piloting advanced mobility technology, spoke in a session at the annual FOSE conference in Washington, D.C., which covers range of federal IT topics from mobile government to defense innovations. Keep reading →