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Brand Niemann, the former senior enterprise architect and data scientist at the Environmental Protection Agency, joined In Depth with Francis Rose to discuss the similarity between the new shared-services strategy and an older plan known as service-oriented architecture.
The agency hired CGI Federal to move its application from the Interior Department to the private cloud.
Cathy Flickinger said her biggest challenge is keeping the IT operations going while her bureau's building is upgraded. She has moved mission critical apps and websites to the cloud.
February 9, 2012
Tags: technology , Cathy Flickinger , HHS , Health Resources and Services Administration , cloud computing , telework , identity management , HPSD-12 , shared services , SAIC , Ask the CIO , Jason Miller
Federal News Radio's Jason Miller offers his top stories of 2011 and predictions for 2012.
Tags: technology , acquisition , 2011 and Beyond , Jason Miller , Dan Gordon , cybersecurity , acquisition workforce , shared services , cloud computing , mobile , open government , HSPD-12 , identity management , NSTIC , E-Government Fund
Agencies must report data center consolidation savings this week to OMB in preparation for 2013 budget request. The administration keeps the IT passback guidance short with a focus only on a few priorities over the next year.
Tags: technology , OMB , IT passback , cloud computing , Data center consolidation , e-government , line of business , performance management , Robert Shea , Grant Thornton , shared services , Jason Miller
Federal News Radio obtained copies of the IT budget passback guidance and a more specific draft shared-services strategy. Both documents show OMB has a detailed plan for shared services despite asking for industry and agency input. Former federal officials say the shared-services strategy is part of waking up the dormant line of business and e-government initiatives.
OMB sets a six-month deadline for initial capabilities to be ready. Along with the cloud security standards and process, the administration highlighted other accomplishments on the one-year anniversary of the 25-point IT Reform plan. The White House said a new draft shared services strategy will focus on commodity IT services.
The agency has released an RFI asking for infrastructure and platform-as-a-service options.
WFED's Jason Miller has details.
GSA leads the group of 20 trying to add structure to all the different initiatives. Shared Services Forum to submit ideas to OMB on how to move governmentwide effort to use cloud computing.