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In a recent post I wrote about a pair of innovative plans that will shape the future of federal IT. Cloud First and Share First have the potential to truly transform government IT.
As with most innovations, the hard work begins soon after the “wow factor” wears off. So how do you successfully execute a large-scale IT transformation? What is the secret…Continue
Federal IT is in the midst of a huge transformation, driven by initiatives ranging from IT Reform and Federal Data Center Consolidation to CloudFirst, CyberFirst and FutureFirst. In May 2012, President Obama released a memo detailing new directions for Federal IT as part of the Digital Government Strategy.
Moving to a 21st-century foundation for federal IT is an exciting opportunity;…Continue
CIOs in both the private and public sector are under the gun to do more with less. Agency CIOs, especially, must reduce costs, as directed by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) in August 2011. The OMB, for its part, expected agency heads to submit budgets that cut at least 5 percent from this year’s spending.
Reducing storage costs with data archiving solutions can be a quick win for the bottom line. But after picking the low-hanging fruit, CIOs can really start to bring costs…Continue