Governments are forced to work with reduced budgets and are looking for alternatives to provide services to their citizens. This reality has forced agencies to make better decisions and look for alternative delivery models or partnerships with other agencies. While Cloud is not about technology, it offers governments the opportunity to deliver services "very fast, very cheap and with little upfront investment".
The panelists have real experience with Cloud deployments and propose solutions to change the way things have always been done. They also highlight several inefficiencies seen in government agencies, such as duplication of systems and stagnation of innovation.
- "people make better decisions when they have no cash"
- "the market has to reposition itself, the bidding model has to change"
- "we don't care about technology, we care about reducing death rates from cancer, etc."