Former CIO Vivek Kundra promoted cloud technology as a way to save money, but some feds are concerned about its security.
DOD is finding that the old security techniques, which weren’t that great anyway, won’t be enough in the dynamic world of the cloud.
Vivek Kundra, the first federal CIO, offers some parting thoughts on public service.
The Army announces a new task force to target its renewable energy goals.
Officescape gets a federal certification for its Telesecure VoIP product.
The Defense Department is about to pour on speed to close data centers before the end of the year.
The Recovery Accountability and Transparency Board as a new and independent agency has emphasized agility, speed and mobility in its IT operations, staff members said.
To make cloud computing work, leaders must address cultural and process biases, write Sterling Phillips, CEO of GTSI and a member of TechAmerica's cloud commission.
Some doubt that the government can close all its redundant data centers, but the Obama administration remains enthusiastic.
Advocates can get their offices to think 'green' by dealing with everything from senior leaders to printer paper.
Agencies have improved their use of green IT, but no one can be sure how much because there are no real standards for success.
Agency reports set to be published Oct. 7 will yield the most detailed information to date about consolidation's expected cost savings.