Agencies are attempting to modernize their IT infrastructures to better support mission-critical functions. To achieve these missions, agencies need to embrace four key components of IT modernization: cloud computing, shared services, data center consolidation and Agile development.
Posts Tagged: cloud computing
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?
Cloud computing provides a simple way for state and local government to access servers, storage, databases and other application services over the internet.
When it comes to adopting cloud services for functions such as HR or finance, concerns about security are often the biggest barrier. So how do you have a conversation around cloud when there are trust issues? We sat down with industry and gov experts to find out.
The White House council published a report on Aug. 30, and there’s a lot of information to consume. Here are the seven most important takeaways.
Agencies are using a variety of different cloud environments to meet their needs. In this post, we define multiple cloud implementations, what’s driving it and some of the challenges that agencies face.
More than 100 government employees from civilian and defense agencies have joined forces to build on successes, mistakes and false starts around federal cloud computing.
Before moving to the cloud, agencies must establish why they are adopting it. Are they hoping to cut costs, reduce their IT infrastructure investments or free up staff to work on priority projects ? They should also consider these key questions to determine which model is best to use: public, private or hybrid.
The county provisions and manages 99 percent of all its infrastructure in-house. Staff are trained and are experienced with managing most of the county’s IT environment.
New systems and skills are making the government more efficient and effective. But the evolution is about more than just equipment and networks. Innovative models for managing IT are also emerging to help with these advancements. One such model is Information Technology-as-a-Service (ITaaS).