Moving to a proprietary mainframe Cloud to cut costs is clearly a masquerade for forcing adopters into a rigid, top-down set of point products owned by monolithic vendors who then commandeer complete control of your mainframe environment
Incremental development will soon be required for federal departments and agencies to receive adequate funding for projects, per the MGT Act if it is passed. Considering that, federal IT should follow these steps to becoming Agile.
When the Federal Government needs to be optimizing tax dollars for government systems, how does an effective CIO make the choice of when to migrate mainframe applications to the cloud?
Rather than assuming all of the Federal Government’s older IT systems are outdated or obsolete, federal technologists must consider where they can improve existing systems that still function better than alternative platforms.