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State Panel Discussion Cloud Computing

Published: September 5, 2018
Technical Assistance
Child Welfare, Child Welfare Information Systems

The Children's Bureau hosted a state panel discussion on implementing cloud computing/cloud solutions for child welfare information systems. This discussion included a description and background of each state’s implementation of a cloud solution, maintenance and enhancements of the systems with this approach, and lessons learned. The panel concluded with a question and answer session.

The speakers for this panel were:

  • Linda Jewell, Chief Information Officer, Information Technology, Arizona Department of Child Safety
  • Jay Cline, Infrastructure Architect, Information Technology, Arizona Department of Child Safety


  • Joe Vastola, Chief Information Officer, Florida Department of Children and Families


  • Vallimanalan (Valli) Thirugnanam, Director of Applications, Office of Chief Technology Officer, Maryland Department of Human Services

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Last Reviewed: October 8, 2018