Posts By Blair Nichols

OnX DevTest Cloud Government

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.

OnX Cloud for Canadian Governments

Cloud for Canadian Government Agencies

Cheaper, and better For fiscally minded government agencies, this can be a game-changer, but this is not the only advantage of the cloud. In addition, the cloud offers a far more reliable and secure environment than legacy on-premises data centers. While this may seem counter-intuitive, the fact is that the cloud offers a wealth of […]

IT challenges Canadian government

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, […]