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ICH Releases Agenda for Agile Cloud Service Catalog Session

The Agile Cloud consortium's second event will occur on May 21, 2014 at TIA Headquarters in Arlington, VA. This event will focus on development of the Agile Cloud Environment Service Catalog and will feature prospective government user presentations. Current agenda is as follows:

12:30p - 1:00p       Registration
  1:00p - 1:15p       Welcome / Planned Way Forward - MGen John Brennan, USAF (Ret.)
  1:15p - 1:30p       Session 1 Outbrief / Service Catalog Candidate Services
  1:30p - 2:00p       CAPT Christopher Page, USN, Deputy Director, OPNAV N2/N6F1
  2:00p - 2:30p       Emile Monette, Senior Advisor for Cybersecurity, GSA Office of Mission Assurance
  2:30p - 3:30p       (TBA), Defense Intelligence Agency
  3:30p - 4:00p       Frank McNally, ASI Government, Cloud Service Procurement
  4:00p - 4:30p       Mike Schirf, Private Digital Network Service (PDNS)
  4:30p - 5:00p       Wrap-up / Next Steps

This event will focus on development of the Agile Cloud Environment Service Catalog and is in response to feedback from a number of Government organizations who advocated for a new compensation model that will implement agile ways to contract with partners. The Agile Cloud consortium will work with all Government partners to develop and implement processes and high-performance technical solutions that allow globally distributed virtual teams to be formed on-demand, based on topics, people’s registered skills and security classifications.


The initial "Vendor Service Registration" will close on May 21st. Currently registered services include:
The initial registration period clouses on May 21st.  Any company interested in registering their service can do so at https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/PD7PV58 .


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Kevin Jackson, founder of the GovCloud Network, is an independent technology and business consultant specializing in mission critical solutions. He has served in various senior management positions including VP & GM Cloud Services NJVC, Worldwide Sales Executive for IBM and VP Program Management Office at JP Morgan Chase. His formal education includes MSEE (Computer Engineering), MA National Security & Strategic Studies and a BS Aerospace Engineering. Jackson graduated from the United States Naval Academy in 1979 and retired from the US Navy earning specialties in Space Systems Engineering, Airborne Logistics and Airborne Command and Control. He also served with the National Reconnaissance Office, Operational Support Office, providing tactical support to Navy and Marine Corps forces worldwide. Kevin is the founder and author of “Cloud Musings”, a widely followed blog that focuses on the use of cloud computing by the Federal government. He is also the editor and founder of “Government Cloud Computing” electronic magazine, published at Ulitzer.com. To set up an appointment CLICK HERE

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