Hitachi Data Systems Federal Blog

What Does Digital Transformation Mean for Federal CIOs?

By Matt Brooks on Nov 28, 2016 10:44:12 AM


In his blog series on 2016 IT trends, Hitachi Data Systems CTO Hu Yoshida wrote about the disruption third-platform capabilities are bringing to today’s IT environment. Cloud, data analytics, social and mobile are driving growth and major change – especially as IT organizations use them to replace or augment legacy models to create better value, efficiencies and competitive advantage. IDC calls this movement the Digital Transformation.

Hu highlights three areas where Digital Transformation impacts CIO decision making in the commercial market. Here, we’ll explore how they’re consequential for federal IT as well.

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Topics: Data Analytics, Digital Transformation, Bimodal IT, Government, Virtualization, Third-platform, Cloud Services

Taking Advantage of Cloud Agility to Empower Change Agents in Government

By Brian Houston on Jun 14, 2016 2:59:02 PM

As-a-service (aaS) IT is a powerful force in helping government agencies optimize how they use data. Better use of data gives problem-solvers the resources they need to identify opportunities for improving how the agency operates and delivers services.

How can agencies use aaS IT to support these change agents in leading transformation?

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Topics: Federal IT, Cloud, Cloud Agility, aaS, Legacy Systems, Digital Transformation

Leveraging the Right Data Technology for a Safer, Smarter Society

By Christian Heiter on May 25, 2016 12:44:50 PM

In every sector, organizations are making more intelligent use of technology to deliver services and manage infrastructure more efficiently. In this data-driven move to create a safer, smarter society, they’re accruing a wealth of digital information on nearly every facet of civil life – from law enforcement and emergency response, to healthcare, critical infrastructure, transportation and energy.

As this social innovation unfolds, we’re producing data of unprecedented richness and scope, at rapidly growing volumes. We’re now faced with more information than we can process, which affects our ability to leverage it effectively. More than ever, we need efficient methods for collecting, storing, organizing, finding, accessing and analyzing data – the data that gives us the intelligence we need to make the informed, timely decisions vital to our communal quality of life.

A truly “smart” society knows how to optimize this abundance of data. So, what capabilities are most valuable to our digital transformation into a smart society?

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Topics: Social Innovation, Health IT, smart cities, Internet of Things, Health Care, Object Storage, Metadata, Metadata Management, Digital Transformation

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