Posts Tagged: cloud

A fundemental problem in introducing new technology and business change

On my Capgemini Blog www.capgemini.com/ctoblog someone posted a very insightful comment recently; “If you are a carpenter with a traditional saw and you buy a motor powered bench saw (new technology) then you had better change the way you work because lifting up the new bench saw and taking it to the wood certainly isn’tRead… Read more »

“Shaping Government Clouds” Just Released

As part of the On The Frontlines series, Trezza Media Group has just released it latest on-line electronic magazine. “Shaping Government Clouds” includes: Pete Tseronis, Chairman of the Federal Cloud Advisory Council, shares his thoughts on how to embrace clud computing possibilities; US Army Major Larry Dillard explains how the Army Experience Center used theRead… Read more »

“Best of Cloud Musings” – DHS EAGLE & First Source Digital Guide Launched

(First published 7/17/09) The Enterprise Acquisition Gateway for Leading Edge Solutions (EAGLE) is a multiple-award indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract vehicle, specifically designed as the preferred source of information technology (IT) services for the majority of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) enterprise infrastructure and initiatives. According to Soraya Correa, Director of the DHS OfficeRead… Read more »

Challenge to Put Your Desktop Into the Cloud in Support of the Open Government Directive and Data.gov/semantic

My suggestion for a “silo busting and brilliant innovation in 2010” is to put your desktop into the cloud in support of the Open Government Directive and Data.gov/semantic. For more details see the following: http://semanticommunity.net/ and the recent press at: http://techinsider.nextgov.com/2009/12/epa_official_put_desktops_in_cloud.php http://www.nextgov.com/nextgov/ng_20091229_7623.php?oref=mostread

Wiktionary

The government is awash with acronyms. New acronyms are created daily. Acronyms create a barrier to understanding if they cannot be easily resolved, where easy = universal and universal = URL. There are many online dictionaries with entries that are found in Web searches. However, these return results only in highly formatted, not-well-formed HTML thatRead… Read more »

Practical Techniques for Securing your Cloud Environment

Dan Smith, Govplace Director of Professional Services, will be presenting “Practical Techniques for Securing your Cloud Environment” at the 1105 Government Information Group Security Conference on Thursday, November 12 at the Ronald Reagan Building in DC. With all of the talk about the potential of cloud computing it is good to get some insight intoRead… Read more »

The New UK Government IT Strategy – The First Glimpse

Here in the UK, the first sighting in public has emerged of the Government’s new overarching ‘UK Public Sector ICT Strategy’ due to be published next month. The strategy has been in development over the last year by the UK Government’s CIO Council (a central co-ordinating body modelled on the Federal CIO Council) and plansRead… Read more »

What is Enterprise 2.0 – Amended

Previously posted at Navstar-inc.com Enterprise 2.0 is the concept of working smarter, not harder in a more transparent work environment, independent of location, computer, or one person doing a specific job. It is a methodology of doing better business and it is one of our Core Competencies at Navstar. Navstar has the leading experts inRead… Read more »

Mashups, SOA and Cloud Computing

It’s almost impossible to be around technology people for very long before one of them uses the words “Mashup,” “SOA” or “Cloud Computing.” When this happens to me, I usually smile and spend at least some of the time wondering why the audio portion of my brain disconnected again. Maybe it’s distracted by my visualRead… Read more »