Best Practices for Federal Adoption of Commercial Cloud Solutions

The pace of technology change is ever increasing. New opportunities and approaches are constantly emerging that promise better results and the more effective delivery of information technology (IT) solutions. The convergence of technology and services work into integrated solutions that can be acquired through outcome-based contracting approaches is but one example of the changing dynamics in the federal IT marketplace. Taking a “managed services” approach enables government buyers to strategically partner with industry and gain the value of industry best practices, ongoing research and development and a sharing of risks/rewards.