Agencies will begin to hear a different tone from the White House when it comes to reforming the way agencies buy and use information technology.
There will be less talk about consolidation and more about optimization.
“I think you will see a shift from us describing data center consolidation. The goal of that is not just to shut down data centers,” said Lisa Schlosser, the Office of Management and Budget’s deputy administrator for e-government and IT. “It’s to optimize the use of resources-hardware, software, people, energy. So it’s about optimization. It’s not about just shutting down.”
via Federal News Radio, continued here.