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. https://www.computerweekly.com/blog/Ahead-in-the-Clouds/Why-the-governments-cloud-first-policy-review-should-be-applauded
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WHY THE GOVERNMENTS CLOUD FIRST POLICY REVIEW SHOULD BE APPLAUDED
It was good to read the Crown Commercial Service (CCS) and Government Digital Service (GDS) are reviewing the public cloud-first policy that has guided public sector technology procurement since its introduction in 2013.The policy has been a success in advancing cloud adoption, and the provision of digital public services. However, it is now widely accepted that a one size fits all approach, is not only too simplistic, it is also too restrictive and expensive.It is also worth noting the move mirrors a decision by the US government at the start of this year to move its Federal Cloud Computing strategy from ‘Cloud First’ to Cloud Smart.Ultimately it is about using the right tools for the right workload and having the ability to flex your technology mix. For the public sector, achieving the right cloud mix will help deliver better and more efficient citizen services. READ MORE