U.S. Digital Service (USDS) Administrator Matt Cutts spoke to Adobe employees at the company’s Lehi campus on Thursday about how he and his colleagues are helping government agencies deliver better services to the American people through improved technology and design.
Last week, the 2017 Adobe MAX conference brought together more than 10,000 designers, developers and business leaders to discuss the latest creative technologies, learn new skills, and get inspired by fellow creatives. This year, MAX also featured a few special sessions focused on digital challenges and opportunities for creative professionals in government.
Earlier this year we blogged about an exciting project we had kicked off with the Open Data Institute in London, to explore how PDF could be better used to help international policies on Open Data. The final ODI report on Best Practices for PDF and Data has just been published.
Adobe commends the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee for passing the Connected Government Act (S. 1769), which will help ensure government websites are mobile friendly. As more Americans turn to their mobile devices to access the internet and obtain government services, agencies need to ensure that their websites are easy to navigate and can be viewed on a smartphone, tablet, or other mobile devices.
In a world of fake news and the easy digital manipulation of content, knowing that an electronic document really is what it purports to be has never been more important.
Adobe applauds Senators Mike Lee (R-UT) and Patrick Leahy (D-VT), for introducing the ECPA Modernization Act of 2017, legislation that is essential to ensuring Fourth Amendment privacy and due process protections for communications and content stored online.