Cloud computing is powerful and revolutionary, but it’s still based on the same building blocks of networking established in the 1950’s.
The best approach for government is to engage vendors early in the process when considering cloud and to reuse FedRAMP authorizations where possible.
Because so much money has been put into maintaining those old systems, it can be hard to convince your superiors that cloud-based technology is actually more cost-efficient in the long run.
If you’ve already begun investing in cloud services, or doing the due diligence to select the right cloud, it may be time for a check-up to make sure your investments not only support your needs today, but will continue to scale into the future.
“The way forward for developing modern analytics capabilities in the cloud requires an agile approach,” said Michael Kennedy, Director of Public Sector Cloud Strategy at Catapult. “While there are times when it is necessary to build big to accommodate massive amounts of information, that is the exception, not the norm.”
The Cloud SIN allows us to centralize and streamline access to cloud computing services that help meet federal, state, and local governments’ ever-evolving needs.
By Dec. 31, agencies must manage permanent and temporary email records in an accessible electronic format. The onus is on agencies now to decide the right technological fit to meet the requirements.
Given the resources that are in place or inherited, it’s no fault of their own that workforce and economic development staff are hampered in their efforts to productively deliver desired outcomes in services to regional citizens and business customers.
By fully using cloud and mobility services, organizations prepare for the next phase of government operations and take advantage of all that technology has to offer.
Overcoming challenges starts with understanding what high-performance computing is and what distinguishes this technology from other IT infrastructures already in place at federal agencies.