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 »
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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 »
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 »
Here is a link to my slideshare presentation: http://www.slideshare.net/meskey/opennasa-v20 It would be quite wonderful to partner with other Federal Agencies to build a suite of opensocial portals, i.e., OpenNASA, OpenEPA, OpenDHS, OpenNIH, etc. Come find me on GovLoop if you’re interested in seeing a demo or getting an overview of our work in progress… SeeRead… Read more »
New Open Source Testing Tools are emerging that will deploy, manage and test the latest Cloud Computing Software applications. With its dynamic scalablity, flexibility and virtualized resources are provided as a service, Cloud Computing is seen as the dawn of a new era for application services and has received its fair share of plaudits. WithRead… Read more »
Vivek Kundra at the White House announced the new Apps.gov web site Here’s what really impresses me: while so many private sector folks are debating the pros and cons of cloud computing, Kundra just did it. He says they’re starting small, he says it will “take time before we can realize the full potential ofRead… Read more »
Information Week’s John Foley on the Gov 2.0 Summit and Cloud computing We need to begin defining the types of data Public Private Confidential Secret Personal Shared Transient Foreign And develop standards about their use and handling. If you can think of other types of data please comment.
Our agency is using cloud computing by… 11.8% Using a Public Cloud Host 17.6& Using a Private Cloud Host 11.8% Utilizing SaaS 52.9% Not at all 5.9% What’s a cloud? Comments?
Here’s principle #7 from the practical guide to Gov 2.0 – Keep Users Connected Social and web 2.0 approaches rely on continual participation. Continual personalized hooks and calls to action keep people coming back and keep people addicted. The trick is to let the application do the work. Think of the emails that you mayRead… Read more »
Here’s the next principle from the practical guide to gov 2.0 – Principle #5: Nurture Content Addiction Successful sites are those active enough to maintain the attention of even the busiest people. Novelty and change are one big reason for people to keep coming back. The ongoing success of FaceBook and Twitter illustrate how “contentRead… Read more »