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GSA: Blazing Government's Path To Cloud

Agency's move to cloud computing gave employees a smarter way to work. One of eight profiles of InformationWeek Elite 100 Business Innovation Award winners.

GSA headquarters dispenses with offices in favor of flexible workspaces that employees and visitors can work from wirelessly.
GSA headquarters dispenses with offices in favor of flexible workspaces that employees and visitors can work from wirelessly.

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4/3/2014 | 4:02:05 PM
GSA in impressive company
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4/3/2014 | 2:00:39 PM
Cloud and the workplace
The more cloud computing matures, the more the conversations seems to focus on rethinking business processes supported by IT as a Service. What's interesting about GSA's story is the degree to which GSA leaders saw the business processes it wanted to change -- namely to reallocate workspace as an on-demand service -- and saw how the cloud could get them there. It's a good example of cloud solving a business problem, not simply being a cheaper way to do IT -- and one that busineses, not just government agencies, would do well take a closer look at. 
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