You can't go anywhere in the federal IT world these days without hearing someone wax poetic about virtualization and cloud computing. Are you one of those people who nods your head during such conversations without knowing exactly what people are talking about?
Have no fear: Carolyn Marsan, a longtime technology writer and regular contributor to Government Executive and Nextgov, has patiently explained the concepts, how they are related and why they're so important right now, in a new Expert Dialogue right here on Nextgov. So stop by and get educated. We promise not to tell.
Tom Shoop is vice president and editor in chief at Government Executive Media Group, where he oversees both print and online editorial operations. He started as associate editor of Government Executive magazine in 1989; launched the company’s flagship website, GovExec.com, in 1996; and was named editor in chief in 2007.