Cloud computing provides a simple way for state and local government to access servers, storage, databases and other application services over the internet.
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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).
The Aloha State isn’t just focused on the current digital signatures implementation. Officials are also thinking of future implementations — the next round of paperless.
The sweet spot for Heather Schwenk, the Peace Corps’ Volunteer Delivery System Expert, is when the agency’s business and technology teams align and mission needs drive tech adoption — not the other way around.