MITRE-ATARC Cloud White Paper

MITRE-ATARC Cloud Collaboration Symposium, August 3, 2017

Cloud Challenge Areas
• Innovation Challenges in the Cloud & Data Center Environment
• After the Migration: Pairing DevOps with Cloud Services
• The Impact of Standards on Government Cloud Usage
• Measuring the True Cost of Cloud
• Cloud Computing in Healthcare

Among the Recommendations to Government
• Educate leadership and stakeholders on the risks and benefits of using the cloud
• Have conversations with leadership to talk about business value of changes
• Identify agency data sensitivities and define associated handling requirements
• Compute costs may be optimized over time per unit, but demand increases may offset optimization savings
• The government needs to consider strategic approaches and innovations to help solve problems and “leapfrog over the current technology” to create new capabilities

–> Download White Paper (.pdf)
–> View Session Outputs/White Boards (.pdf)
–> Recap of August 2017 ATARC Federal Cloud & Data Center Summit