Maintaining your legacy, adopting new technologies - integrating the cloud
I was recently able to participate in an Industry Perspectives piece through Government Executive magazine’s Government Business Council.
Cloud CRM has taken over business, will government follow?
According to a survey of over 600 organizations issued by Really Simple Systems, 56% of companies are using a Cloud CRM system (compared to 45% this time last y...
Valuable insights on cloud computing
On July 18, I had the opportunity to attend a half-day GTSI / Federal Computer Week sponsored seminar titled “Making Cloud a Reality – How to Procure, Migrate a...
Cloud first today
Initiative that former U.S. CIO Vivek Kundra had in promoting and driving cloud computing for government use by instituting the Cloud First policy.
AWS goes down? Let’s back up and look at the facts!
The bashing of Amazon Web Services (AWS) after one of their Northern Virginia data centers went down as a result of major storms in the DC area a week ago is al...
Bridging the gap between legislation and technology
According to an article in Federal Computer Week, the recent storm outages across the Washington, D.C. area show a weakness in the federal telework policy.
Listening to government workers demands could save agency budgets
In Steven VanRoekel's latest blog post, he announced the formation of a Digital Services Innovation Center and said a new advisory group has begun working on a ...
Big data and the public sector
I talked about how Big Data discussions are starting to gain traction and build buzz across the federal government.
FedRAMP to ensure cloud security
Last week, the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP) office started taking applications from Cloud Service Providers (CSPs) who want to at...
FAA moving to 21st century!
Last week it was announced that the team of CSC and Microsoft won the award to migrate all of the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) email to the Microsoft...