Smart Cloud, Smart Government

Example Track 1

Cloud Smart: Making the Grade

Aug 14, 2019

8:35 am - 9:05 am

Kshemendra Paul

Cloud Action Officer, Deputy Director for Strategy and Mission

Department of Homeland Security

The Cloud Smart policy released by the White House last fall seeks to promote adoption of cloud services as a means of advancing federal agencies’ critical missions. At the Department of Homeland Security, that means complying with the new guidelines while undertaking an enterprise-wide migration of DHS’s IT portfolio to the cloud. In this session, learn about:

  • Progress on DHS’s cloud strategy
  • Goals for migration, including mission, business and organization
  • Alignment with the Cloud Smart mandate
  • Cybersecurity considerations
  • Impacts on workforce development and knowledge management
  • Progress advancing enterprise Cloud procurement approaches
  • Successes across DHS