The Public Sector has traditionally been viewed as a slow or late adopter of technology. One could argue that this is no different for Cloud.
That being said, initiatives such as the Government Digital Service in the UK have accelerated adoption and it is easy to forget that there have been many successes in the Public Sector with the adoption of Cloud technologies and services.
The eternal question, and the reality, will always centre on budgets, culture and the winds of political change. But can Government Departments at Central and Local Government do more to achieve their outcomes?