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Booz Allen's Dan Tucker: Third-Party Management Tools Could Help Agencies Forecast, Control Cloud Costs

Dan Tucker, a vice president at Booz Allen Hamilton and head of the company's digital platform capability team, has said that cloud operations and costs can “spiral out of control“ if not managed well, Meritalk reported Monday. “A lot of agencies, as they move to the cloud are novices““for good reasons““at forecasting the costs,“ he added.

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Booz Allen's Dan Tucker: Agencies Need Data Strategy to Facilitate Cloud Migration

Dan Tucker, a vice president at Booz Allen Hamilton, told Meritalk in an interview published Tuesday that federal agencies need to assess their data architecture and future requirements for data scalability and extensibility when moving workloads to the cloud. “You almost need the data strategy at the application and portfolio level before you can lay out your cloud strategy,“ Tucker said.

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Booz Allen's Dan Tucker, Elastic's George Young: Data-First Strategy Key to Federal IT Modernization

Dan Tucker, a vice president at Booz Allen Hamilton's digital solutions business, and George Young, VP of U.S. public sector at Elastic, have said federal agencies that aim to modernize their information technology infrastructure should begin with their data layer. “The most effective IT modernization strategies are driven by a data …

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In-Q-Tel's Dan Geer Outlines Policy Recommendations to Address Cyber Attacks

Dan Geer, In-Q-Tel's chief information security officer, has proposed a set of policies that he believes industry and the government could adopt in order to respond to cyber attacks, Defense One reported Thursday. Patrick Tucker writes Geer shared his recommendations for governing the software industry during the Black Hat cybersecurity conference Wednesday. …

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Is the End of 2010 the End of Insourcing?

As 2011 begins, many are wondering where the government's insourcing strategy stands. In December, the Office of Federal Procurement Policy Administrator Daniel Gordon said to an audience of contracting officers and government procurement officials, “Insourcing is not a goal.“ Gordon said insourcing is a solution to the problem. Contractors should …

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