Brian Merrick

3 myths about moving to the cloud and how to think about them

by • 3 days ago

U.S. State Department cloud director Brian Merrick and Splunk’s chief public sector strategy advisor Juliana Vida discuss how to address common misperceptions about cloud migrations.

Cloud driving ‘sea change’ in federal data utility, says State’s cloud director

by • 1 month ago

Senior leaders are getting their hands on more data, thanks to the cloud, and as they do, they're getting hooked.

Let’s Talk About IT Ep. 20 — The Continued Push to the Cloud

by • 1 month ago

On this episode of Let's Talk About IT, a pair of cloud experts explain the progress made in recent years in the federal adoption of cloud and the challenges agencies have faced along the way.

Agency reuse of cloud services on the rise during pandemic

by • 11 months ago

FedRAMP has proven critical to agencies like the State Department that are increasing their reliance on the cloud to operate in a time of telework.

State Department eyes cloud pilots at overseas posts to improve user experience

by • 2 years ago

One pilot will allow posts to customize business applications in the cloud, while another would streamline remote processing of high-value asset data.

Brian Merrick on State’s speed of adopting the cloud

by • 2 years ago

Merrick spoke with FedScoop at the 2019 Cloud Smart Talks event.