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45% Of Federal IT Pros Do Mobile Work Daily

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January 11, 2012
FedCyber Wire, Personnel, Technology
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Nearly half of federal IT workers are using mobile devices for work every day, pointing to a rapidly increasing shift to a more mobile government workforce, according to new research.

Forty-five percent of federal IT employees surveyed by research firm Fabrizio, Ward & Associates in December said they’re using devices daily at work, with e-mail being the most popular application. The research firm conducted the survey–which also explores social-networking use among federal IT employees–for Bluetext, a Washington-based communications firm.

The survey also found that 66% of respondents’ non-IT colleagues are using mobile devices for work every day, which suggests “a more rapid and pervasive shift to a mobile government workforce than previously believed,” according to Bluetext. The firm shared the findings of the survey on SlideShare.

 via InformationWeek Government, continued here.