On August 10th, FCW held its first Cloud Summit, focused on intersection of technology, policy and management strategies—providing federal IT leaders with insights into how they can build on and extend their existing investments in the cloud to truly transform IT operations and how those operations support the mission of their agencies.

If you missed the Summit, you can download additional content assets below to learn more about this topic.

Cloud Gives Agencies Transformational Tools

Despite culture issues, cloud computing helps agencies build strong foundation for business changes. After resolving some initial concerns, many agencies have embraced cloud computing as a secure option to support their mission and transformation goals. As they delve deeper into the cloud though, agencies find they still have hurdles to clear—especially cultural issues. Read the full summary here.

Keep Pace with Cloud Security

Agencies grapple with how to secure and manage more complicated cloud implementations. Agencies have made significant inroads migrating some of their applications to the cloud. As user expectations rise and cloud implementations become more sophisticated though, they have to double down on security and management practices. Read the full summary here.


Wednesday, August 10, 2016

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8:35 am - 9:15 am Opening Government Keynote
9:15 am - 10:05 am Government & Industry Panel: Driving Factors and Strategies for Cloud Adoption
  • Peter Durand Vice President of Federal Sector Acquia
  • Stephen Rice Chief Information Officer, Assistant Administrator for Information Technology Transportation Security Administration
  • Robert Vietmeyer Associate Director for Cloud Computing and Agile Development, Enterprise Services & Integration Directorate, Office of the DoD Chief Information Officer Department of Defense
  • Gary Wang Army Deputy Chief Information Officer/G-6 U.S. Army
10:05 am - 10:35 am Networking Break
10:35 am - 11:15 am Government Session: Assembling the Right Cloud Toolbox
11:15 am - 11:55 am Government Session: VDI and the Cloud: Raising the Bar on Security
  • Kerry Long Program Manager Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity (IARPA)
11:55 am - 1:10 pm Lunch & Government Keynote
1:10 pm - 2:00 pm Government & Industry Panel: Cloud Security & Management Best Practices
  • Emery Csulak Chief Information Security Officer/Senior Privacy Official Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
  • Matthew Goodrich Director Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP), U.S. General Services Administration (GSA)
  • Loren Hudziak Solutions Architect Google
  • Sara Mosley Chief Enterprise Architect, Network Security Deployment Division Department of Homeland Security
2:00 pm - 2:40 pm Afternoon Government Keynote: Getting the Fix on SLAs
2:40 pm - 2:45 pm Closing Remarks


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