The Commission released a report,Cloud First, Cloud Fast: Recommendations for Innovation, Leadership and Job Creation, providing a roadmap for adopting cloud technologies in the federal government as well as policy recommendations meant to keep the U.S. at the forefront of worldwide cloud innovation.
The report emphasizes the importance of trust, transnational data flow, transparency and transformation in order to continue the innovation and promotion of cloud computing technologies.
“In our drive to help the U.S. government deliver superior customer service to citizens, streamline agency operations, reduce costs and improve security, RightNow and the CLOUD2 Commission share a common goal for cloud adoption in government. I hope that the CLOUD2 recommendations will empower both industry and government decision-makers alike to work together to harness the potential of the cloud, seamlessly and securely,“ said Greg Gianforte, CEO, RightNow.
According to RightNow, it is up to cloud vendors to foster the trust, transparency and transformation necessary to improve cloud adoption in government.
“A more transparent, participatory and collaborative government is achievable through strategic adoption of cloud technologies. We look forward to working with industry members and government agencies to make this wider vision a reality.“
Kevin Paschuck, Vice President Public Sector, RightNow