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Up for Debate: A mandate for the cloud is wishing for pie in the sky.

Federal Chief Information Officer Vivek Kundra wants all agencies to jump into the cloud, but can he put them off the plane? He doesn’t really have the incentives or sanctions he needs to make this happen.

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Posted by David Rapp on May 01, 2010 at 9:03 AM


Reader comments

Thu, May 27, 2010 KeithK Virginia

How is Government 2.0 like a Government worker? Management will continue to promote it for years without any evidence it is actually working.

Tue, May 18, 2010 Lynn

The Federal government is barely able to jump into the 21st Century much less into the cloud. With every security issue causing department level senior staff do knee jurk reaction and many times tieing the hands of the IT community, there is no way that we will want to jump much less step out. Good luck to anyone who wants us to stick our neck out and do what the civilian world is doing.

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