Embracing the Cloud

Posted on 06/01/2017

Every new technology must go through a cycle of maturity. Beginning with buzz-word status, moving to reliable and proven. As new technologies migrate through this cycle, Federal Government agencies must delicately balance between “bleeding edge” status (too risky) and “dinosaur” (too late) paces of adoption. Prudence has its place and should be exercised before widely adopting new technologies (remember the Apple Newton?), given the potential impact and buying power of most agencies. However, agencies should not wait too long as the expectation of constituents has the potential to outpace t