Google Cloud exec on the promise of virtualization for government
Josh Marcuse reflects on the prospects of virtualization beyond enabling online meetings. How about diversifying the talent pool or eliminating wait times for citizen services?
Smart infrastructure spending to bridge legacy and cloud IT
Virtualized infrastructure that integrates legacy and modern applications in a multi-cloud environment can help agencies lower operating costs and strengthen security.
Innovative state agencies replicate commercial sector gains in cloud migration journey
Cloud experts discuss innovation, small wins and better partnerships following a report on state agencies’ progress in moving to the cloud.
Acquisition constraints slow state agencies’ push to the cloud
Acquisition capabilities and contract vehicles curb states’ shift to cloud technologies even as agency IT executives want more cloud investment over next three years, report says.
State agency leaders focusing more on cloud IT investments, survey says
Growing capabilities among states to provision cloud applications and services will enable them move from on-site data centers to the cloud over the next three years.
Government must keep checks on innovation, says D.C.'s security chief
Washington D.C. CISO Suneel Cherukuri says "smart cities" and "internet of things" programs are great, but that they must be balanced with security.
Pennsylvania's 'Keystone Login' aims to please, securely
The unique portal is designed to provide users an online shopping-like experience that can also integrate with social media and identity proofing.
Cities should advertise their innovations to gain allies, says Baltimore mayor
In a video interview, Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh says the key to successful, citywide innovation is civic engagement.
How to reduce IT friction and better serve first responders
Emergency management officials in California, Florida and Houston highlight steps their agencies are taking to improve connectivity and interoperability for faster response.