Wednesday, September 16, 2009

Clouds Over Washington

What might be happening that could clarify things or make complexity knee bending and overwhelming for government agencies? In a discussion called "Clouds Over Washington: The Cloud And How It Can Serve Government," Werner Vogels (Amazon.com), Tim O'Reilly (O'Reilly Media, Inc.), and Casey Coleman (U.S. General Services Administration) explored how the move to cloud computing might provide significant benefit to openness, transparency, and easier collaboration-or result in significant problems.