I was honored to have been asked to speak at the recent Westminster eForum Keynote Seminar: Next steps for cloud computing. My discussion addressed “Cloud Skills, Flexibility and Strategy,” and I’d like to share some of the highlights of my presentation in a short series of two blog posts. The Westminster Forum Projects enjoy substantial support […]
According to the International Data Corporation (IDC), the US government will spend $1.7 billion on private clouds in 2014, with a projected estimate of $7.7 billion for the year 2017. This is not surprising based on the government’s keen interest in the cloud space dating back to the Nebula cloud computing project from NASA in […]
In today’s interconnected world, we are surrounded by massive amounts of data. Anything we use, maneuver or process utilizes and generates data. Beyond providing the means of propagating digital charisma for Millennials and revolutionizing the method of operation for communications through systems of engagement, this explosion of data is also transforming the way organizations do […]
I have longed for some dedicated resources from all parts of IBM, including research that would collaborate with federal agencies and other clients to further the adoption of cloud computing across the government. And it seems that my wishes have come true, as we now have 500 employees aligned to a new center to bring this much-needed innovation. I am of course referring to the IBM Federal Cloud Innovation Center (FCIC) in Washington, DC.