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Cloud Security for Federal Agencies
This paper explains how using a cloud provider that is certified through FedRAMP and GSA’s BPA for Infrastructure as a Service offers federal agencies real potential for improving efficiency and risk management in establishing their IT infrastructure in the cloud.
Cloud Security for Federal Agencies 6 / 564 KB
Essential Criteria for Selecting Contract Writing COTS Software
The unique, complex requirements of the U.S. Department of Defense introduce additional challenges for COTS-based programs, particularly for Contract Writing Systems. This paper presents four essential criteria for selecting such software: functionality, flexibility, auditability and sustainability. View summary
Essential Criteria for Selecting Contract Writing COTS Software 8 / 253 KB
Information Security Continuous Monitoring: Charting the Right Course
This white paper explores strategy selection tips and implementation best practices for U.S. government agencies to consider when moving to continuous diagnostics and mitigation (CDM) compliance. View summary
Information Security Continuous Monitoring: Charting the Right Course 12 / 392 KB
Navigating the Federal Cloud
Moving workloads to the cloud is more than a lift and shift exercise to cut costs. It’s a total makeover that requires a trusted partner. This article featuring CGI Federal first appeared in Unleashing IT Volume 4, Issue 2, and online at: www.UnleashingIT.com/integrated
Navigating the Federal Cloud 2 / 2 MB
Shared Services in Government: Critical Success Factors for Sustainability
Government organizations face significant obstacles that make it difficult for leaders to keep the mission in focus. Reduced funding, doing more with less, the duplication of IT operations within a myriad of component agencies, a lack of integration between key legacy applications and newer web-based systems all highlight the need for shared services. As a comprehensive delivery model, shared services has grown into an increasingly attractive alternative across the globe. In this white paper, we explore a history of shared services in the U.S. federal government, explore different types and added complexities for government shared services and provide recommendations to help create successful, sustainable shared services.
Shared Services in Government: Critical Success Factors for Sustainability 5 / 563 KB
Successful Outsourcing of Data Warehouse Support
Evolving the data warehouse to meet changing business demands requires agility and expertise. As a result, many organizations elect to outsource this support function to experienced partners. This paper draws on CGI’s client experience to describe why outsourcing is a strong option. It also discusses how to make effective use of managed services for data warehouse support and maintenance, with case studies and key success factors from leading organizations.
Successful Outsourcing of Data Warehouse Support 8 / 404 KB
To Cloud or Not to Cloud
This issue brief provides a blueprint for helping U.S. government agencies better understand the changing cloud technology landscape, and triage their existing application and services portfolios to determine which best belong in which environments.
To Cloud or Not to Cloud 2 / 546 KB