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Federal Cloud Computing Summit

December 10th, 2013 · 1 Comment · amarc, government 2.0

AMARC, www.amarcedu.org, is hosting our next Federal Cloud Computing Summit, http://www.cloudfedsummit.com/, December 17 at the Ronald Reagan Building in Washington DC. We will have panels on Innovation Today, Cloud Acquisition Solutions, Security Harmonization, and one I will moderate about Cloud Computing futures. In addition, we will have a presentation from Mitre of their Cloud Collaboration […]

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Federal Countdown – October 5th

October 6th, 2012 · 1 Comment · big data, government 2.0, government business, technology

Every now and again, I get invited to appear on the Federal Countdown, hosted by Francis Rose, Friday afternoons from 3pm to 4pm on WFED radio. The focus of the show is to have two guests select their three most important stories about the Federal Government. The third most important article is discussed by each […]

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Why FedRAMP Is Worth Caring About

December 12th, 2011 · No Comments · CIO, cloud computing, cyber-security, government 2.0

Reposted from AOL Government, http://gov.aol.com/2011/12/12/why-fedramp-is-worth-caring-about/. If you have been at a recent Washington Capitals hockey game when the opponent scores a goal, you know the crowd routinely shouts out “Who cares!” Last week, Steven VanRoekel, Federal CIO, released the long awaited OMB plan for the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program, or FedRAMP; which reminds me to be […]

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Cloud Computing Thoughts – Part II

November 11th, 2010 · No Comments · cloud computing, government business

In my previous entry regarding Cloud Computing, I discussed briefly one of the major reasons why organizations are turning to the cloud, saving costs. I pointed out some of the issues involved in achievable that goal. While I also consider the possibility of cost savings associated with Cloud Computing important, I believe other implications are […]

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Cloud Computing Thoughts – Part I

November 8th, 2010 · No Comments · CIO, cloud computing, cyber-security, government 2.0, government business, technology

The Cloud Computing freight train roars on, if not with a lot of motion, at least with a lot of noise and tumult. I have been part of a number of panels over the last few months which focused on the subject of Cloud Computing, the current state of the’art’, and as usual what barriers […]

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Cloud Computing Panel at the Cloud Computing Summit

May 6th, 2010 · No Comments · cloud computing, government 2.0, presentations

There was a joke that circulated years ago that if you wanted to get additional budget for IT you just said it was for ‘The Internet’. No one was quite clear as to what they would do, but they knew they wanted to be on, or in, or connected to it. In the Pentagon that […]

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Practical Experiences in Using Cloud Computing

April 12th, 2010 · No Comments · cloud computing, government 2.0

There is an exchange in Through the Looking Glass between Humpty Dumpty and Alice: “When I use a word,” Humpty Dumpty said, in a rather scornful tone, “it means just what I choose it to mean – neither more nor less.” “The question is,” said Alice, “whether you can make words mean so many different […]

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ELC Infrastructure and Cloud Computing Track

October 21st, 2009 · No Comments · government 2.0, government business

For those who came in late, ACT-IAC, http://www.actgov.org/Pages/default.aspx, one of the larger organizations enabling Government and Industry IT to be able to informally interact and learn from each other, holds an Executive Leadership Conference, ELC, each year. This year ELC is being held October 25-27 in Williamsburg, VA, http://www.actgov.org/events/ExecutiveLeadership/ELC%202009/Pages/default.aspx. On Monday, October 26, most of […]

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