Are you part of the federation? What is federation anyway? Who cares about it? How does it impact existing and future cloud models? Where does identify management and security fit? What are the major challenges with federation?
How well is Canada strategically positioned to address federation?
Steven Woodward shares some international standards and government federation perspectives. Steven participates and contributes to several communities with federation interests such as: NIST, IEEE, ISO/ IEC, Cloud Security Alliance, Object Management Group, OpenStack and the Canadian CIO Strategy Council.