DHS Letting Its Components, ‘Smart’ Strategy Guide Its Own Cloud Journey

When it comes to moving to the cloud, the Department of Homeland Security can fully admit it’s still in the business of learning and taking notes from those who have been early adopters.

DHS components, such as Customs and Border Protection, Citizenship and Immigration Services and the Transportation Security Agency, are all leading the way, said Kshemendra Paul, cloud action officer and deputy director for strategy and mission at the department’s Office of the Chief Information Officer.

“They’re way out in front of headquarters. Headquarters is playing catch-up, but there’s an opportunity when you’re playing catch-up, when you’re not the first mover,” he said Wednesday at FCW’s cloud smart summit in Washington

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