The MCoE Download
Q3 2021 Edition
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Recent partnerships and accomplishments of the Mobility Center of Excellence (MCoE) are highlighted in this 2021 Q3 newsletter. Updates range from iOS 15 upgrades, the latest from KP Mobile, and Kotlin 1.5 release. In addition, learn about the latest news on how GoKP and Educational Theatre are utilizing apps and our partnership with Health Plan Product, Service and Administration (HPPSA).
iOS 15 Update
KP enterprise apps and iOS 15 update won’t be an issue. How do we know?
KP Mobile 5.1 Released
KP Mobile, our flagship app, is now on version 5.1 with many updates related to member chat, Coverage & Cost Center, recent dark deployments, and more.
Find out how to sign up for Walktober, a new activity campaign with GoKP, and how to get moving with the app!
KP Educational Theatre
Educational Theatre (KPET) contributes to maintaining non-profit status for KP through educating K-12 students and educators. During this pandemic, KPET shifted to deliver virtual live workshops by leveraging mobile technology.
Have you ever ordered from a restaurant and ended up with a week’s worth of calories? Kaiser Permanente’s Research & Evaluation has received an NIH grant to develop and test standard portions in restaurants.
HPPSA’s Effortless Experience Event
The HPPSA’s Service Influencers partnered with the MCoE for a unique virtual brainstorming event to spread their service values toward an Effortless Experience for our members.
Kotlin Language 1.5 Release Update
The Kotlin programming language is used for Android development in many of our custom mobile apps such as KP Mobile and also in the Mobile Development Kit (MDK) reusable libraries.
Mobile Communities of Practice
The Mobile Community of Practice meetings allows for more meaningful contributions to the larger goals of the enterprise. You are invited to attend and contribute!
View the Design CoP schedule.
View the Development CoP schedule.
MCoE Reporting: Mobile App Portfolio
Did you know the MCoE helps KP teams develop, design, and deploy mobile apps? Our team of experts provide app kits and advice for dozens of custom mobile apps and hundreds of white-label and third-party mobile apps for our Members, Providers, and Workforce. Access our suite of reports – updated monthly – which include mobile app team and region info, install counts, and certified apps in production.
Engage With the MCoE
To engage with us, all you need to do is submit an intake by logging into our MCoE Service Desk portal with your NUID and Windows/Mac Password. Be sure to bookmark the link for future reference.
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Questions & feedback
Certification reporting & updates
Do you have a certification project open and would like to know the status? Curious about mobile app releases? View current Certification Reports.
Everyone at KP is responsible for ensuring our mobile apps are accessible and inclusive. Using the new WCAG 2.1 (Web Content Accessibility Guidelines) published in June 2018, we’ve applied a mobile perspective to these standards and created mobile accessibility resources for our partners.
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