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Monthly Archives: August 2010

Getting Over Your Jitters @ Twitter

With the sustained explosive growth in the use of Twitter, it seems we can’t just view it as a fad that will pass soon.   According to a study by Edison Research: Awareness of Twitter has exploded from 5% of Americans 12+ in …

Ongoing Virtualization Activities at NRC

I recently participated in a panel discussion about Virtualization. The discussion started with a solid explanation of what it is, why it is important, and how it is being used both in the public and private sector. There are a …

The Summit

I always loved mountains.  Not that there are many in Washington, DC.  But I do remember learning in Greek mythology of Atlas whose punishment was to hold up the sky from the Atlas Mountains.  As a dreamy elementary school student, I imagined that …

Public Sector Cloud Computing Case Study: Securities and Exchange Commission

Securities and Exchange Commission – Investor Advocacy System Improving service for over 90,000 consumer contacts annually by migrating 10-year old legacy investor advocacy system to cloud-based CRM solution Vivek Kundra, U.S. Chief Information Officer The Office of Investor Education and …

State of Public Sector Cloud Computing – Recovery Accountability and Transparency Board

Case Study: Recovery.gov Cloud Computing Migration Leveraging a commercial cloud computing provider to ensure accessibility, security and scalability Vivek Kundra, U.S. Chief Information Officer Launched in February of 2009 after the passage of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (Recovery …

Resilience!

I woke up at 4:12AM not surprised at my typical sleeplessness, but wondering what all the adrenalin was about.  After giving it a few minutes of thought, I decided that I was excited about getting ready to make another trip to …

State of Public Sector Cloud Computing – Federal Labor Relations Authority

Case Study: Case Management System Providing efficient and cost-effective access to case information by migrating the legacy, in-house case management system to a cloud-based platform Vivek Kundra, U.S. Chief Information Officer The Federal Labor Relations Authority (FLRA) recognized that its …

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