Buchanan & Edwards to attend U.S. Department of State Mobile Computing Forum

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Buchanan & Edwards will demonstrate its latest mobile technologies at the U.S. Department of State Mobile Computing Forum on Thursday, May 23, 2013

Buchanan & Edwards (BE) is attending the U.S. Department of State Mobile Computing Forum, this Thursday, May 23, 2013 at the Harry S. Truman Building in Washington, D.C. Buchanan & Edwards will sponsor a booth at the forum, where they will showcase the developments and innovations of their mobile practice. Featured at the booth will be two mobile applications, EM1 and Smart Traveler.

EM1 Application: EM1 was designed to assist federal customers in their abilities to ensure the safety and accountability of personnel, infrastructure and facilities. Using a series of processes and reporting functions, EM1 helps organizations to rapidly notify targeted personnel of emergencies (real or anticipated) and monitor their safety during the emergency.

Smart Traveler Application: Smart Traveler, the official State Department mobile app for U.S. travelers, invites users to see the world with easy access to frequently updated official country information, travel alerts, travel warnings, maps, U.S. embassy locations, and more. Buchanan & Edwards is under contract with the U.S. Department of State to deliver operations and maintenance services for Smart Traveler and to help update for new releases to the Apple Store and Google Play.

The U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Information Resource Management is hosting the Mobile Computing Forum this Thursday, May 23rd from 10:00am – 2:00pm, at the Harry S. Truman Building in Washington, D.C. This educational forum and IT expo reflects their mission to empower diplomacy, consular services and development, by providing access to information and technology solutions. Exhibitors—both small business and prime contractors—will showcase Mobile Computing products and services that can be utilized by the U.S. Government. The forum is open to all State Department personnel.

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About Buchanan & Edwards:

Buchanan & Edwards (BE) is an information technology and professional services consulting firm, which provides clients with innovative technology solutions and organizational management services to deliver mission success.

Serving the federal sector since 1998, we base our solutions on an in-depth understanding of our clients, their mission, and the unique challenges they face. BE is a Microsoft Gold Partner for Application Development and Collaboration & Content, the winner of the 2011 Small Business of the Year Award for the US Department of State and a three-time Inc. 500│5000 awardee.

BE employs a disciplined management approach that has been independently appraised as compliant with CMMI Level 3 processes and ISO 9001:2008 standards. For additional information, please visit our website at http://www.buchanan-edwards.com.

About the U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Information Resource Management:

The Bureau of Information Resource Management, headed by Chief Information Officer Steven C. Taylor, provides the information technology and services the U.S. Department of State needs to successfully carry out its foreign policy mission by applying modern IT tools, approaches, systems, and information products. It is expanding the use of collaborative information development and refinement to provide end users with the most accurate and useful information. For more information on the U.S. Department of State visit http://www.state.gov.

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