Tuesday, April 1, 2014

ITAAC/ICH and TIA To Host Commercial Cloud Sourcing Brainstorming Session for NGA



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The Information Technology Acquisition Advisory Council (ITAAC) and Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA) are honored to team with NGA in hosting the first "Agile Sourcing Environment for Commercial Cloud" brainstorming session, April 23, 2014 at TIA headquarters. This not for profit and free industry event is designed to improve cloud computing standardization and interoperability.


Polly Shaffer, NGA Industry Innovation Advocate, will be presenting at the "Agile Sourcing Environment for Commercial Cloud" brainstorming session on April 23, 2014. Jointly hosted by the ITAAC (http://www.it-aac.org/), Telecommunications Industry Association (http://www.TIAonline.org/) and NGA (https://www1.nga.mil/). Attendees will have the opportunity to collaborate with government representatives on conceptualizing a multi-vendor marketplace from which NGA and other government entities could quickly source and acquire innovative and interoperable cloud computing services (IaaS, PaaS, and SaaS).  These services would be used to support unclassified operations.


Pamela J. Wise-Martinez, Senior Enterprise Architect,
Program Manager-Information Sharing Environment,
Office of the Director of National Intelligence
will also provide a briefing on "Project Interoperability" (http://project-interoperability.github.io/) a newly released set tools for efficiently building information interoperability across multiple organizations and IT systems. The envisioned cloud computing services environment will leverage this guidance to manage the consistent application of design principles and design standards.


These briefing will guide facilitated brainstorming sessions in the following functional areas:


- Prospective Customers & Missions
- Tentative Service Catalog
- Governance and Management
- Service Provisioning
- Service Level Agreements
- Sourcing and Acquisition Procedures

Subsequent sessions will be used to solidify a working model for implementation of the "Agile Sourcing Environment for Commercial Cloud" concept .
Date: April 23rd, 1-5pm

Topic: Agile Sourcing Environment for Commercial Cloud

Location:
1320 N. Courthouse Rd., Suite 200 Arlington, VA 22201, Courthouse Metro

RSVP:
Register using the button below, go online to https://www.eventbrite.com/e/agile-sourcing-environment-for-commercial-cloud-tickets-11152773245, call 703-768-0400 or email Kevin.Carroll@IT-AAC.org
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/agile-sourcing-environment-for-commercial-cloud-tickets-11152773245

Draft Agenda:

- 1300-1315    Welcome

- 1315-1345    Conceptual Overview - Polly Shaffer, NGA Industry Innovation Advocate

- 1345 -1415   Designing Interoperable Multi-vendor Cloud Environments - Pamela J. Wise-Martinez,
Senior Enterprise Architect, Program Manager-Information Sharing Environment, Office of the Director of National Intelligence

- 1415 - 1430   Break

- 1430 - 1530   Brainstorming Sessions (Select one topic)
- Prospective Customers & Missions
- Tentative Service Catalog
- Governance and Management
- Service Provisioning
- Service Level Agreements
- Sourcing and Acquisition Procedures

-1530-1545   Break

-1545-1700   Hot Wash / Next Steps

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