Cloud computing has been a part of federal information technology policy for eight years. Yet, agency chief information officers and their tech staffs still say they have challenges in moving stuff out of their own data centers and into clouds. One reason might be they often don’t see the benefit. That’s according to a new survey by Deloitte. Doug Bourgeois, Deloitte’s Federal Cloud leader and managing director, shares the details on Federal Drive with Tom Temin.
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Tim Hurlebaus, president of CGI Federal, joins host Roger Waldron on this week’s Off the Shelf to discuss key trends shaping the federal IT and services marketplace. March 14, 2017
Richard McKinney, who spent three years at DoT’s chief information officer, said he took advantage of the IT reform law to help reshape how the agency oversees and manages technology.
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