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Cloud and Mobility for Governments

Many Government clients around the world are learning to cope with the new normal – doing more with less, aging workforce, and huge expectations from citizen and businesses regarding delivery of services. At the same time there are a slew of technology options that they are being inundated with – cloud computing, social media, mobile […]

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Brokering the Cloud

It seems nary a week goes by without learning of a new concept being introduced into the “cloud” lexicon. The whole industry seems bent on reclassifying, repositioning and rebranding their value in light of the hype. It’s a phenomena I refer to...

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Are senior government agency leaders ready to get serious about efficiencies?

 We have all heard about the interest by government agencies in reducting their IT costs. Mechanishms and approaches are available to move down that path such as shared IT infrastructure and cloud approaches which can be competitively priced. ...

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Cloud Standards Face Foggy Future

I’ve been privy to several very heated public (you could say almost religious) cloud discussions of late. In fact I was a panelist at the recent OASIS International Cloud Symposium in Washington, D.C. where the new economy cloud vendors evangelized their...

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Everything as a Service?

  As I scanned through some recent articles related to the...

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Planting Green in those Big Data Brown Fields

Cloud based analytics offerings are a growing class of enterprise IT solutions. In fact, IBM has invested in several cloud based analytical offerings – the most recent being DemandTec which was acquired to extend our Smarter Commerce portfolio. DemandTec...

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Will Cloud Computing bring back the Celtic Tiger?

  Will the Celtic Tiger rise again? Taking a page out of their recent history when Ireland invested heavily in the nation’s ICT infrastructure the Irish Government is investing $1.2 Million Euros in building a new research program focused on Cloud...

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Cloud Offers an Edge for Public Safety

 Law Officer Magazine published an article authored by Mark Cleverley, IBM director of public safety,  that highlights the value of using cloud computing to better manage the massive influx of data and reduce costs. The article dispels a number of...

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