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DISA cloud contract for all of DoD?

A single Defense department cloud email system might be in the works. Learn more in today's DoD report

Tuesday - 07/12/2011, 11:24am EDT

Interior defines new approach to IT

The Interior Department issued its four-year technology transformation plan where it describes how it will save $100 million a year starting in 2016. Interior's roadmap focuses on back office and administrative systems.

Friday - 07/08/2011, 05:12pm EDT

DoD decides not to move DISA to Cyber Command

Just-retired DoD Secretary Robert Gates issued a recent memo announcing his decision about how DISA and the chief information officer's office will change. Gates said DoD will dis-establish the Networks Integration and Information office.

Wednesday - 07/06/2011, 03:28pm EDT

Moving to the cloud

Host John Gilroy will talk cloud computing with Van Risau and David Blakenhorn, executives at DLT Solutions.
July 5, 2011

Tuesday - 07/05/2011, 07:23pm EDT
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A forecast of cloud computing

Mark Forman, the first e-gov administrator. gives a forecast on the future of cloud computing.

Tuesday - 07/05/2011, 04:56pm EDT
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Cloud is next step for HUD's IT infrastructure

After a RFI and two industry days, the agency is preparing one or more solicitations to move its technology backbone to the cloud. HUD also is taking advantage of the TechStat sessions to improve the oversight and management of its ongoing IT projects.

Monday - 07/04/2011, 10:37am EDT
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GSA approves first infrastructure cloud provider

EyakTek receives the authority to operate under the infrastructure-as-a-service contract to offer three cloud services.

Friday - 07/01/2011, 07:58pm EDT

Some cloud services altering long-term federal IT

Shawn McCarthy is the research director at IDC Government Insights.

Thursday - 06/30/2011, 03:51pm EDT
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More time needed to finalize FedRAMP

GSA, DoD, DHS still need at least another month to finalize the FedRAMP requirements. Agencies and vendors are anxiously waiting the FedRAMP process to speed up the move to cloud computing and save money. The CIO Council also is developing the top 20 cloud security considerations to help agencies mitigate risks.

Wednesday - 06/29/2011, 08:38pm EDT

Microsoft releases cloud version of Office apps

Microsoft released a cloud version of its popular Office applications suite.

Wednesday - 06/29/2011, 12:44pm EDT
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NOAA continues cloud pilots

NOAA is going with Google Apps for agency-wide e-mail and collaboration platform for its 25,000 employees, contractors and associates working across the country and around the world. NOAA CIO Joseph Klimavicz explains the process.

Tuesday - 06/28/2011, 09:08am EDT
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Estate planning - Are you prepared?

Attorney Marc Levine will tell you what you need to do to make sure your estate is in order.
June 27, 2011

Monday - 06/27/2011, 07:47pm EDT
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U.S. Mint rebounding from technology deficiencies

Goutam Kundu, the agency's CIO, is focusing on reducing the number of applications, modernizing its systems and improving online customer service.
June 23, 2011

Thursday - 06/23/2011, 10:17pm EDT
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Kundra exit raises cloud computing questions

Federal CIO Vivek Kundra's departure from government could mean a gray future for cloud computing in the federal government. Federal News Radio got the forecast from NextGov reporter Joseph Marks.

Tuesday - 06/21/2011, 08:10pm EDT
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ICE adjusts approach to IT vendors, workforce

Luke McCormack, the chief information officer of the Homeland Security Department's Immigration and Customs Enforcement, said ICE has not done a good job over the years in how they communicate their needs and requirements to industry.
June 16, 2011(Encore presentation July 28, 2011)

Tuesday - 06/14/2011, 10:24pm EDT
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HR, financial systems next to the cloud

A great story on cloud computing from Federal News Radio‚"ôs Jason Miller. Miller reports federal chief information officer Vivek Kundra sees financial systems and human resources systems as the next two big areas that could benefit from cloud computing. Kundra said the government currently runs more than 1,000 different financial and HR systems. “I envision [...]

Monday - 06/13/2011, 07:47pm EDT

To the cloud: analysis on why to make the move

One of government's biggest cloud believers details his latest move. Mark Forman, co-founder of Government Transaction Services joins In Depth with more on making the move to the cloud

Monday - 06/13/2011, 07:05pm EDT
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OMB teeing up financial, HR systems for the cloud

Federal CIO Vivek Kundra said there are more than 1,000 of these back-office systems and moving them to private cloud providers could save billions. Several agencies, including Labor and EEOC, already have moved their financial systems to a private cloud. Kundra envisions an interagency effort similar to the one for email where agencies commit to using a governmentwide contract for these services.

Friday - 06/10/2011, 08:01am EDT
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NOAA moves to Google Apps

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is the largest federal agency to select Google's email system

Thursday - 06/09/2011, 03:51pm EDT

GSA's Bhagowali to be Hawaii's CIO

After decades in federal government, Sonny Bhagowalia is moving to the state government to be the Aloha State's first full-time chief information officer.

Wednesday - 06/08/2011, 07:11am EDT
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