Using a multimedia approach can be a great way for government agencies to communicate and collaborate with peers and thought leaders. Whether it's use of social media, a blog, video or audio presentation, or ongoing discussion, multimedia provides additional opportunity to engage an audience and spark further understanding and conversation, and find solutions to your challenges.
AFCEA Answers – Cloud Computing Audio Presentation Series
by Federal News Radio
Investigates current trends in cloud computing in government and industry. U.S. Navy CIO Terry Halverson discusses cloud computing in the U.S. Navy, while Henry Fleischmann, chief technologist for HP Federal Cloud Computing Solutions, and Ruchi Bhargava, Intel’s IT-Hybrid Cloud Program manager, provide additional insights.
Examines cloud computing in the Federal government. Dave McClure with the GSA, and Edwin Elmore and Mark Lambdin with Cisco Systems in Washington, provide a report card on cloud computing, answering such questions as: How are industry and government meeting the challenges of security, acquisitions and ‘big data' when it comes to the cloud? And what do government and industry expect from each other when it comes to the business of cloud computing?
Podcast: User Strategies for Cutting Costs in a Virtualized Data Center
Karen Guglielmo, executive editor of Search CIO Midmarket.com, moderates this 15-minute roundtable focused on real-life cost-cutting efforts using virtualization for disaster recovery and back-up. Featuring Laura DiDio, high-tech industry analyst and principal analyst for Information Technology Intelligence Corp, Andrew Baker, vice president of IT Operations for ARGI, a New Jersey hosting service management company, and Steven Summer, former CIO of New York City law firm Hughes Hubbard and principal of SLS Consulting.
Beyond Data Center Consolidation: a Four-Part Article & Video Series
Important considerations as agencies begin to look beyond current efforts to consolidate government data centers.
Video 1: Reducing Government's Digital Footprint
Examines why Federal CIO Stephen Van Roekel and other top federal officials say that security necessitates that the government consolidate and reduce its IT infrastructure to a leaner, more manageable state.
Video 2: Army Targets Rationalization
Shows Army efforts to identify what data centers and applications it has in its portfolio, the costs associated and how to balance efforts to consolidate while continuing to achieve its mission.
Video 3: DIA Sees Game Changing Potential
Highlights the efforts by the Defense Intelligence Agency to leverage virtualization and data center consolidation to develop multi-level secure processing capability and improve its overall security posture.
Video 4: FAA to Reduce Access Points
Illustrates the Federal Aviation Administration’s three-year journey thus far in identifying opportunities for consolidation, the challenges and benefits of moving applications to the cloud and the long-term goals and expected benefits.
Watch more videos:
On Challenges -- Ken Ritchhart, DCIO, DHS-CBP
On Benefits -- Tom Wiesner, DCIO, Labor
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