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.
'Wall that damn thing off': What government CIOs can do to improve cybersecurity
The number of new applications and new devices coming into use means governments have to architect their networks for defense, San Francisco CIO Linda Gerull said.
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.
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 automation can reduce technical debt for state government legacy systems
IT expert explains how automation and orchestration can be applied to legacy systems to lower costs and increase security for agencies.
Industry partnership takes aim at obstacles agencies face in cloud migration
Cloud experts discuss how the VMware and Amazon Web Services partnership will streamline migration to cloud for state and local government agencies.
The cloud conundrum: the benefits of getting cloud-ready
The principles of cloud computing can be applied to any agency’s IT system even if it isn’t ready to operate in a cloud-based environment.