The Era of Cloud Smart: Conversations with Federal Leaders on Cloud Computing Strategy

In order to investigate the status of federal agency cloud strategies, GBC interviewed federal information technology leaders at the Department of Agriculture (USDA), Department of Defense (DoD), and United States Agency for International Development (USAID) on their cloud implementation plans, their response to federal mandates, and their strategies for communicating with their organizations at large. Their perspectives not only elucidate how their agencies have prioritized their cloud strategies, but also provide insights into the gap between federal cloud mandates and employee perceptions.