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Across the public sector, operations and risk management could benefit greatly from a shift to the cloud

This heat map shows cloud-based transformation potential within different government functions and highlights six potential high-impact areas—among them health, general public services, and environmental protection.

The highest potential for cloud application in the public sector lies in six opportunity areas.
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To read the article, see “Ahead in the cloud: Transforming public-sector performance,” February 10, 2021.