“Before any agency can truly take advantage of the cloud or artificial intelligence or data analytics tools, they first must create the underlying environment.”
“Basically, it comes down to the fact that the network still matters. It must be robust enough to handle the increased demand across all of the department.”
“Gary Barlet, the chief information officer of the Postal Service’s inspector general’s office, said at the 930Gov conference that the office’s networks are primed and ready for the move to the cloud and to use more advanced data analytical tools.”
“We have 106 field offices scattered across the United States and most of those field offices have small, traditional circuits connected to them, T1s in most cases and…” Listen to the podcast here.
Source: NSF, USPS’s IG office laid the groundwork for IT modernization expansion – By Jason Miller, November 8, 2019. Federal News Network.