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Better Adoption of Public, Community and Hybrid Cloud Opportunities Through Government Cross-Boundary Collaboration

Published: 11 March 2014

ID: G00261894

Analyst(s): Jerry Mechling, Neville Cannon


Governments could greatly benefit from cloud-based productivity. Unfortunately, as noted by a workshop with Canadian practitioners, they miss key opportunities — especially with faster-moving local governments — when CIOs and other leaders fail to work together as national/regional/local teams.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Continue to Expand Jurisdiction-Oriented Work to Produce and Consume Cloud Services
  • Mobilize Local Governments as Top Priority Cloud Consumers and Producers
  • Structure and Fund Incremental "Proof of Concept" Pilots for New Cloud Capabilities
  • Harvest Value Through "Tell Us Once" Type Implementations
  • Collaboration Is the Path to the Cloud


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