The roof, the roof, the roof is on fire! Ok, not the roof, but during GovLoop, Vion and Hitachi Data Systems’ federal cloud procurement event, the basement was literally on fire. And while the jokes were obvious – a topic so hot it burst into flames – the fiery atmosphere did cut the wonderful event… Read more »
Cloud is, ironically, a cloudy topic. At the February 19 in-person GovLoop training event entitled “Buying the Cloud: Procurement Made Easy” the opening keynote speaker, Mark Day, Deputy Assistant Commissioner of Integrated Technology Services at the General Services Administration’s Federal Acquisition Service, kicked off the event by sharing with the audience the challenges facing the… Read more »
At our event, Buying the Cloud – Procurement Made Easy, we heard from a number of experts about how current acquisitions processes, forms, and procedures impede agencies from effectively procuring cloud models. Some argued they weren’t flexible enough to fit new service models. Others said they were not specific enough to individual agency needs, thus requiring significant… Read more »
…is it possible that the government’s “fear of commitment” is, in some ways, justified?
Imagine a world where every individual in every organization on any device can run any operating system. Seems unlikely, right? Well, that far-stretched world is here, the one we’re currently living in, and in the recent GovLoop online training, “The Real Journey to the Cloud,” expert panelists discussed the five actors of the cloud and their cross-cutting… Read more »