Naval Supply Systems Command launched its digital accelerator project a few months ago in hopes of leveraging its existing data. Meanwhile the Department of Transportation wants to reduce its dependency on headquarters.
At this month’s ATARC Cloud & Data Center Summit in Washington, D.C., David Nelson of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission and Todd Simpson gave their outlooks on cloud migration.
The Cloud Security Alliance is teaming with FedRAMP to create a combined cloud security certification known as FedSTAR, which could improve effectiveness and efficiency for private-sector companies by cutting down on duplicate requirements.
During Cloud Month, read about why a federal transition to the technology has to be approached from a holistic perspective.
Mark Bacon, acquisition program manager for the Center’s Managed Service Office (MSO) at Hanscom Air Force Base,, said seven applications have migrated to the cloud so far, and many more are to come.
The National Cancer Institute’s acting CIO said his first attempt at managed services will be a printing pilot.
With managed services, agencies such as the departments of Agriculture, Commerce, Defense, Homeland Security area sharing overhead, surge capacity and costs for their help desk services.
Perhaps the first generation of managed services was ahead of its time. No more. Given the rapid maturation of cloud-hosted applications, more ubiquitous bandwidth, and the greater need to manage costs, more federal agencies are engaging with contractors for managed services.
The Federal Aviation Administration wants to reduce its number of applications and make data more accessible across the agency using cloud technology.
Sean Brune, chief program officer for IT modernization, said the Social Security Administration’s modernization efforts aim to update software’s programming language and improve systems already used by the public.
Today’s technology innovation sounds like the perfect storm: millions of new mobile devices, a need for collaboration on sensitive documents, and an increased security concern.
Howard Whyte, FDIC CIO, says IT departments need the right HR capabilities for new operational environments post-modernization.
Justice CIO Joe Klimavicz said modernizing legacy systems is all about ensuring an agency can fulfill its mission in real-time.
Army Corps CIO believes investing in software as a service will speed up IT modernization and promote more agility in the changes that are made within an agency