How To Scale Public Sector IT
How IaaS and SaaS partners expand government’s ability to serve citizens.
Government agencies have to walk a fine line with their data.
Because they work with and house vast amounts of sensitive data, maintaining security and compliance is crucial. Still, the right information must remain accessible in order to provide seamless citizen experiences and keep the public’s trust.
The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) states that the “massive production of data calls for governments to adopt a strategic approach to their use of data and technology to strengthen public sector intelligence.” But the sheer volume of data managed by government agencies makes it almost impossible to treat it as a strategic asset. Simply maintaining the infrastructure to store all of this data is expensive and fraught with risk.