iPads Finding Favor for Use in Government Business


Local governments in the U.S. and the German parliament are using the iPad to save paper, access information and support decision making. Stateside, a number of municipalities are exploring the use of iPads for conducting government business. In the German parliament, iPads are now welcome but other computers are not. However, as the first article points out, not everyone thinks this is a good idea.


About Andy Brovey

Dr. Andy Brovey, The Portable Prof, helps others make sense and make use of digital tools through his work, websites and social media. He has over 30 years experience in educational technology, including teaching, administration and professional development. In 2007, Apple Inc. recognized his work and named him an Apple Distinguished Educator. He started this iPad Academy website shortly after the first iPad went on sale to help others become more comfortable and competent with the iPad, in person and online. His latest venture is Teach About Tech, a resource marketplace for technology trainers.