EPA Mobile Web Redesign & Applications

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EPA Mobile Web Redesign &
Applications

April 14, 2010

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Agenda


Mobile Initiatives


m.epa.gov Redesign


Evaluation Framework


UV Index


OECA “Concerned Citizen” App


myRTK


Contacts


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2010 IAD Mobile Initiatives







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EPA’s Mobile Website Redesign


Develop a modern look and feel


Enhance navigation capabilities


Device detection/aware


Provide information that makes sense in a
mobile context from EPA


Current device focus is:


iPhone


Android


Blackberry

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Mobile Statistics
from Quantcast 2009 report


North American mobile web share is up
110% in 2009 (Dec ’09 vs. Dec ’08)


Apple continues to dominate the market


Motorola’s Android had an impressive
market entry


More devices and variations coming in
2010

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Current EPA Mobile Website


m.epa.gov











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What’s out there today?

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CDC’s Mobile Website


m.cdc.gov











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m.epa.gov Redesign

m.epa.gov











m.cdc.gov










5 to 40K hits per month


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EPA Mobile Website Prototype


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Evaluation Framework


Criteria for Development


To control for
quality/quantity

and
prevent duplication


As part of ISB/OPA Concept Review for mobile apps and
mobile Web


1.
Feasibility

(data and devices)

2.
Effectiveness

(audience and demand)

3.
Private Competition

(preventing duplication)

4.
Gov. Justification

(Value Added)

5.
Cost
-
Effectiveness



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Evaluation Framework

Procedure Requested by Linda Travers


To
require evaluation

using criteria specific to mobile apps


To formalize the process and
ensure quality



**
Draft of procedure is currently under review by OPA/ISB






1. Feasibility

2. Effectiveness

3. Private Competition

4. Govt. Justification

5. Cost
-
Effectiveness

App 1

















App 2

















App 3

















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Mobile Web v. Native Apps


Mobile Web


Allows broader access



Requires Connectivity



Functionality limited



Integration w/ Mobile Web



Easier to update






Native Apps


Some self
-
contained,


Work w/out connection



Access limited by device



GPS/ Photo Integration/
Pedometer



Difficult integration



Download new versions

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UV Index Mobile App

MyEnviro Tab
displays the Air
Quality Index Map
from
MyEnvironment
application.

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UV Index Mobile App

Information
about UV Index
is displayed.

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UV Index Mobile App


UV Index
information for
selected Zip Code
is displayed.

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OECA “Concerned Citizen” App








*Sample Mockups Based on
Website. Actual app coming

in April/May

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my RTK: Content Development


Where are you?



Where are the releasing facilities?



What is being released?



What are the chemicals potential health effects



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Content Sources



TRI


AFS (Air Facility System
-

CAA compliance; facility
size and presence of HAPs)


PCS and ICIS
-
NPDS (CWA compliance and
discharges of TRI chems)


RCRAInfo (RCRA compliance and management of
large amounts of RCRA waste)


TRI
-
CHIP


ECHO


OECA



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Addresses and Phone Numbers


MyRTK application



Inside EPA:
http://javastage.epa.gov/mapfeeds/

. It
can be viewed on a desk top computer
using a
Chrome or Firefox browser
. If you have a cell that
operates on Android or iPhone browsers,


you can view it on your phone or outside EPA by
using this url
-
http://envr1.abtassociates.com:8080/mapfeeds/

(password = mobilereview; id = myrtk)


After launch at myrtk.epa.gov


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Next Steps


Plan to release the Application around
Earth Day



Will develop a version of the App for a
desk top which works on Internet Explorer


Has full 508 compliance


Can be used by people who do not have
iPhones

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Contacts



Brett Graham
: m.epa.gov, (IAD/ISB), 919
-
541
-
0581





Samuel Bronson
: Evaluation Framework, OECA App,
(IAD/ISB), 202
-
566
-
0522



Pam Russell
: myRTK Apps, (EAD/ASB), 202
-
566
-
0706



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Questions?