The cloud and shared services can help state and local agencies unify their siloed IT solutions and fully harness the benefits of modernization for their talent management and HR needs.
Particularly in federal government, cloud adoption seems to be on the rise. The budget for provisioned services is increasing each year, and policies are in place to encourage “cloud first” approaches to procurement. But while a broad view of government IT trends shows an increase in cloud adoption, a closer look shows a more scattered… Read more »
To better understand the newer ways in which cloud computing is spurring innovation and agility in government, GovLoop sat down with Doug VanDyke, Director of Federal Civilian and Nonprofits at Amazon Web Services.
Do you remember when you first heard terms like cloud computing and Internet of Things? They seemed so futuristic just a few years ago, right?
Experts argue that the benefits to cloud and automation are greater than the difficulties. Panelists discussed this in a recent online training.
By integrating hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) into your cloud architecture, you can deliver cost-effective, flexible IT services to accomplish your agency mission. But you need a clear plan on how to actually introduce hyperconvergence at your agency.
In the private sector, there is no shortage of examples of successful industry disruptors. However, the public sector faces a unique challenge: How do you keep pace with private industry? How do you innovate in a market that is moving very quickly, especially when it comes to technology?
The complete IT professional is somebody that can understand business objectives and use their command of IT to solve those problems in a manner that is efficient and effective. The cloud enables them to deftly wield those IT skills with more prowess and dexterity than on-premise solutions could afford.
As organizations and citizen users increasingly depend on websites, mobile computing and web-based applications, they become exposed to greater privacy and security risks. Because of the open infrastructure of the Internet and the growing availability of hacking tools, almost anyone can carry out a cyberattack against any organization or user relying on networked applications and… Read more »
To modernize back-office systems and digitally transform government services, agencies are increasingly relying on cloud technologies. Cloud allows governments to be proactive rather than reactive in how they meet citizen needs and expectations. Cloud can also help agencies reduce costs, maximize efficiency, increase agility and prioritize spend on innovation and agency missions.