The public sector—especially government agencies—are adopting cloud for reasons familiar to most enterprises: to better serve their stakeholders, streamline processes, reduce costs, and to have greater IT flexibility. However, as we’ve found with many other enterprises, the speed in which they can widely adopt and implement cloud can run into a variety of barriers.
The year 2019 has been a momentous one for 50-year anniversaries. Woodstock, for example, occurred in 1969, when half a million people congregated at a dairy farm in rural New York and celebrated peace, music and love.
In the Unisys IT Modernization Revolution survey of September 2017 that polled 200 federal IT decision makers, we found that government IT leaders are experiencing a number of significant challenges while attempting to drive IT modernization across their agencies. As you’d expect, adoption of cloud computing is a major modernization priority.