Posts Tagged: Computing

Cloud $ Confusion

It seems like never before has a technology platform brought so much confusion as the Cloud. No, I am not talking about the definition of cloud (which dogged many for quite some time), but the cost-savings or the elusiveness of them related to cloud computing. On one hand, we have the Federal Cloud Computing Strategy,Read… Read more »

De-mystifying Big Data

Big Data it’s one of those terms that means different things to different people. Some people view big data as an analytical cost saver and some see it as the data equivalent of an episode of Hoarders. For BethAnn Pepoli, CTO for State & Local and Education, EMC, big data means: Big Data is aRead… Read more »

Content Management Strategies for the #Social, #Mobile and #Cloud Era

Five-hour course to inspire IT professionals, information strategists and process owners with new approaches, best practices and success stories Our Boot Camp seminar series, “5 Steps to Victory over Manual Processes,” will be held in seven cities — Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, New York, Toronto, Washington, D.C., and Minnetonka, Minn. — from October 2 to OctoberRead… Read more »

Technology Forecast 2013

I am an avid follower of everything technology and trends, but am tired of hearing about cloud, mobile, and social computing. It’s time to get over it with the agenda of the past and get on with it with the future of technology. Here is my “Technology Forecast 2013” with the top 8 trends IRead… Read more »

The Business of IT – A Tale of Two Strategies

Developing a strategy to progress towards a desired end result is just one component of a successful program. Crafting plans and successfully implementing those plans are equally critical. In my Summer 2012 column in FedTech Magazine, I evaluated two recent strategies issued by the Federal CIO to assess the likelihood of their success. What doRead… Read more »

Federal Government Transitioning to e-Procurement

The Government Accountability Office (GAO) has reported via Federal News Radio that seven agencies have made extensive progress in implementing the “cloud first” initiative required by the Office of Management and Budget. The seven agencies being lauded for their transition to cloud computing include Agriculture, Health and Human Services, Homeland Security and the Treasury Department.Read… Read more »

Cloud Computing Rundown: Insights from GSA’s Dave McClure and IBM’s Dan Chenok

On today’s program edition of the DorobekINSIDER Making cloud computing count. How GSA is making it a reality from agencies. Insights from GSA’s Dave McClure. Click here for the full story. The IBM Center of Business of Government has a new Executive Director. We’ll talk to Dan Chenok about his hopes for the future andRead… Read more »

The Changing Role of the CIO — Insights from EPA’s CIO Malcolm Jackson

Cloud computing — it is making a big difference in how agency Chief Information Officers do their jobs. The cloud means CIOs are able to be less focused on infrastructure IT and more focused on deploying new technologies in faster and cheaper ways. Malcolm Jackson is the Chief Information Officer at the EPA. He toldRead… Read more »

Cisco, Citrix and NetApp weigh in on the Future of the Desktop

What is the future of the desktop sitting on your desktop? GovLoop Insights’ DorobekINSIDER talks three experts — via Cisco’s TelePresence, no less — about how things are changing… and what it means to the way government works. Panelists: Dan Kent is the Chief Technology Officer at Cisco. David Smith is the CTO for CitrixRead… Read more »

Lead With Technology, Not Trinkets

RIM, the maker of the Blackberry, continues to flounder, and many organizations are rightfully moving their mobility solutions to the ever more capable iPhone and Android platforms. Changing the device has the potential to bring the latest technology to the organization, but the risk is that the device is viewed as a “toy” to handRead… Read more »