The federal government’s push to make the information technology pieces of government work better is officially on. The Office of Management and Budget recently announced a major restructuring plan. Part of that plan involves implementing a cloud-first policy. But what will be the larger impact of using open source solutions? That issue is being addressed in a recent report by IDC Government Insights. Shawn McCarthy, research director with IDC, joins us with a look at the report.
Tom Temin is the host of The Federal Drive, which airs from 6-9 a.m. on 1500 AM in the Washington, DC region and online everywhere. Tom has 30 years experience in journalism, mostly in technology markets. Before coming to Federal News Radio, he was a long-serving editor-in-chief of Government Computer News and Washington Technology magazines.