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The agency cites its desire to streamline services as the reason to phase out the site. But industry experts say use of apps.gov has been minimal and there was no clear market for the portal. OMB launched the site in September 2009.
The Web site's goal is to make it easier for agencies to obtain cloud computing services. The administration also wants to change policy and budget to meet new approach to technology.
Former Federal Chief Information Officer Vivek Kundra will talk about what he's doing now, and some of the things he accomplished as CIO.
March 27, 2012
September 30th, 2009
Cloud computing in the Federal government is getting a shot in the arm from Apps.gov, a new web site that we learned about last week on the program from Federal CIO Vivek Kundra.
NASA CIO Linda Cureton tells FederalNewsRadio that the cloud platform moved quickly out of the pilot stage and into a full productions stage. Cureton also is reviewing the plans for NASA's multi-billion dollar IT support services consolidation contract, called I3P. She says a new schedule could be released as early as next week.
Mark Forman, a partner with KPMG and former Administrator for E-Government and Information Technology at the Office of Management and Budget, explains.
When the site was launched a few weeks ago, there were only a few vendors in the storefront; now, new applications are being added all the time.
Representatives of two of the biggest players on apps.gov weigh in on cloud computing, how their companies will help the federal government and what's next in the cloud.