When it Comes to Cloud Migration, Leave the Junk Behind

NextGov: One of the key lessons Army officials are learning as they migrate more and more data into the cloud is that not everything should be included—and the “junk” should most certainly be omitted.

“When you build a brand new house, you don’t want to move all the old furniture in,” Thomas Sasala, chief data officer and director of operations and architecture of the Office of the Chief Information Officer/G-6 Department of the Army told attendees of FCW’s Cloud Summit Tuesday. “More importantly, what we see people doing [when migrating into the cloud] is also moving all their trash cans with all their trash in it and letting it stack up.”

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