On Thursday, the Defense Department said that in order to blend in, special-operation forces often don the insignia of forces they accompany. On Friday, after Turkey complained, a spokesman called the action “unauthorized and inappropriate.”
The government has tons of data and other forms of useful information to put into the hands of its citizens via smartphones. But an agency’s information has to be both beneficial to users and easy to access. When generating new ideas for mobile apps, agencies need to include a few ingredients to make them useful and user-friendly.
In a new Need to Know Memo, Matthew Weigelt explains the three keys to developing a winning government app.