Cloud computing isn’t just good for the bottom line; it’s also good for the planet — that’s according to the Government Accountability Office. It’s tough to reduce the carbon footprint left by an organization’s information technology use, and the stakes are higher for federal agencies. The GAO recently released a report that took a critical look at how federal agencies are measuring their efforts to meet goals of cutting energy use. Cloud computing is a primary method. Cloud BPM is an excellent on-ramp for commercial and government organizations looking to develop a solid cloud strategy.