Posts By Blair Nichols

IT Modernization for Canadian government agencies

Key advantages of IT modernization for government Governments worldwide are realizing the advantages of IT modernization through cloud technology. Those benefits include: Cost efficiency and predictable costs. Secure backups and disaster recovery. Continuous access to state-of-the-art technology through cloud providers. High scalability. Modernizing aging legacy applications. Faster deployment of new applications and systems. Advanced security […]

Why government agencies should move DevTest to the cloud

Like virtually every other data-driven enterprise today, Canadian government agencies face the perennial challenge of doing more with less to serve their constituents. And like the rest of the world, this is inevitably leading agencies to review how they are consuming IT and supporting applications, and if they are better off with a public cloud alternative for some workloads. Leading the list is DevTest operations that can take advantage of the cloud’s speed, agility, and cost-savings without leading to worries about data theft and security.

Top IT challenges facing Canadian government organizations

Tight budgets, high expectations The government of Canada acknowledges that citizens expect more digital services and have little patience for computer system crashes and balky IT performance. The federal government’s Strategic Plan for Information Management and Information Technology 2017 to 2021 spells this out in four central goals: Services should be simple, easy to access, […]