Hey, we're hearing right now about a big improvement in the way the US gov't manages data and gets stuff done. This really is big.
Vivek Kundra, Federal CIO, is doing a great job for the country.
is an online storefront for federal agencies to quickly browse and
purchase cloud-based IT services, for productivity, collaboration, and
efficiency. Cloud computing is the next generation of IT in which data
and applications will be housed centrally and accessible anywhere and
anytime by a various devices (this is opposed to the current model
where applications and most data is housed on individual devices). By
consolidating available services, Apps.gov
is a one-stop source for cloud services – an innovation that not only
can change how IT operates, but also save taxpayer dollars in the
process.The federal government spends over
$75 billion annually on information technology (IT). This technology
supports every mission our government performs— from defending our
borders to protecting the environment. IT is essential for the
government to do its work, and it is essential that we have access to
the latest and most innovative technologies.