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Government watchdog urges use (and reuse) of shared services to transform government
The US Government Accountability Office (GAO) recently issued its guidelines intended to help government agencies achieve enterprise transformation through enterprise architecture. The guidelines and conclusions offer a strong business case for commercial businesses also seeking to achieve greater agility and market strength through shared IT services.
Federal government validates cloud computing
Last week, we surfaced the views of Michael Daconta, writing in Government Computer News, who cautioned government agencies from diving in too deep into new approaches to managing technology, such as cloud computing, SOA, and Agile development.It looks like the folks over at the General Services Administration -- the purchasing arm of the federal government -- missed Daconta's article.