The second annual Cloud Computing Brainstorm is scheduled for Thursday, January 16, 2014 from 7:30 a.m.–12:15 p.m. at the Newseum in Washington, D.C. Join more than 100 "cloud-fluent" Federal IT professionals to discuss trending cloud computing topics. Register today to save your spot.
MeriTalk's recent study, "PaaS or Play? Cloud's Next Move," examines PaaS' current state of play within the Federal government. The report examines how PaaS advances big-five missions, who's using PaaS today and what have they learned, and how much time and money agencies can save. Download the report to learn more.
This year, FedTech asked the community to help find the best Federal technology blogs. They were overwhelmed by the response. Readers submitted 33 blogs and voted more than 300 times. FedTech rounded out the 50 with some of their favorites, making the list an incredible resource for the Federal IT community. Congrats to MeriTalk's My Cup of IT for making the top 50 list. Check out the full list.
Cloud computing promises Federal agencies some attractive benefits, but several obstacles stand in the way of those anticipated advantages. Agencies face both cultural and technical considerations. The cloud approach marks a sharp departure from the on-premise solutions agencies have deployed and maintained for years. Questions surrounding migration, legacy systems integration, and security also complicate matters. Read the full profile here.