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Cloud Could Help Agencies Accelerate Innovation Through Data Analysis; AWS’ Brett McMillen Quoted

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Government and industry leaders took part in Government Matters’ Tech Leadership Series: Innovation program to discuss how cloud computing helps agencies advance innovation, deliver citizen services and carry out their missions. One of the key themes discussed during the program is the cloud’s role in enabling agencies to store and analyze large datasets to advance public service innovation, according to an Amazon Web Services blog post published Monday.

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AWS, Leidos Execs on Cloud and Agencies’ Need to Focus on Mission Outcomes

Brett McMillen of Amazon Web Services and Keith Johnson of Leidos discussed in a Federal News Network article published Tuesday about the need for government agencies to focus on mission outcomes when adopting cloud and other technology platforms. McMillen, director of federal government at AWS, said he thinks the latest technologies may not always address the needs and requirements of agencies and citizens.

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Leidos, AWS Execs on Potential Role of AI, Cloud, Analytics in Federal Cybersecurity

Keith Johnson of Leidos and Brett McMillen of Amazon Web Services discussed in an article published Tuesday on Federal News Network about cybersecurity and technology platforms that could be used by government agencies to address cyber vulnerabilities. McMillen, director of federal government at AWS, said he believes that cloud could help agencies detect and respond to cyber threats and cited the potential role of artificial intelligence and machine learning in cybersecurity.

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AWS’ Brett McMillen, Leidos’ Keith Johnson on How Federal Gov’t Can Make Cloud-Based Data Usable

Brett McMillen of Amazon Web Services and Keith Johnson of Leidos discussed in an article published Tuesday on Federal News Network the presence of data in the cloud and how to leverage data to build up citizen services. “The question is how do you make that data usable, not only for the agency that collected it but throughout the agencies of the federal government? … It should be available to commercial entities and citizens,” said McMillen, director of federal government at AWS.

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