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AWS’ Dave Levy on Addressing Agencies' Need for Experience, Skills to Innovate With Cloud, Improve Mission Delivery

Dave Levy VP AWS

Dave Levy, vice president of U.S. government, nonprofit and healthcare businesses at Amazon Web Services and a 2021 Wash100 Award winner, wrote in a guest piece published Wednesday on FedScoop how AWS works to help federal agencies address the challenge of keeping up with machine learning, edge computing and other transformational technologies and the need to train employees in order for them to take advantage of the capabilities that cloud offers to improve mission delivery.

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CGI Eyes Job Creation in Tennessee Via Knoxville IT Delivery Center; Dave Henderson Quoted

Dave Henderson CGI

CGI has unveiled a new information technology delivery center in Knoxville, Tennessee, as part of efforts to create 300 jobs in the area by 2026. "We are proud to announce the establishment of a new IT delivery center in Knoxville that will create local jobs, engage regional educators, support area workforce development, and provide opportunities for the community's students, graduates and professionals," said Dave Henderson, president of U.S. commercial and state government operations at CGI.

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ManTech Provides Employees Access to UMGC Advanced Analytics Program; Srini Iyer Quoted

Srini Iyer CTO ManTech

Qualifying ManTech employees will receive scholarships to the University of Maryland Global Campus for an advanced degree program for data analytics, under a new partnership between the company and the university. Participants who successfully complete the online program will receive a master's degree in data analytics, a business analytics certificate and other credentials, ManTech said Thursday.

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Microsoft's Jeremy Goldberg: Building Digital Government Requires Long-Term Sustained Investments

Jeremy Goldberg Microsoft

Jeremy Goldberg, a member of the worldwide public sector organization at Microsoft, wrote in a guest piece published Tuesday on Nextgov that government agencies looking to build a resilient technology infrastructure in support of digital government initiatives should push for long-term, sustained investments. “To succeed, governments must create long-term integrated plans that encompass enterprise architecture, funding and policy support for scaling infrastructure, shared services, automation and workforce development/skills building,“ he suggested.

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Accenture’s George Franz, Kristen Vaughan: DoD Needs Highly Skilled Workforce to Achieve Cyber Resilience

George Franz Cybersecurity Lead AFS Natl Security Unit

George Franz and Kristen Vaughan of Accenture Federal Services wrote in a joint opinion piece published Wednesday on C4ISRNET that there are four steps that could help Department of Defense organizations advance workforce development to improve their cyber resilience and one is assessing the talent they will need in the next five years.

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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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Intel's David Hoffman: Government, Industry Should Collaborate on National AI Strategy

David Hoffman, associate general counsel and global privacy officer at Intel, has said government and industry should work together on a national strategy that would advance the adoption of artificial intelligence. Hoffman wrote in a FedScoop article published Tuesday the national AI strategy should address four areas and one is to foster AI innovation across government and industry.

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Lockheed's Marillyn Hewson: ‘Holistic View of Workforce Dev’t Needed to Address Skills Gap in A&D Industry’

Lockheed Martin CEO Marillyn Hewson has said government, academic and industry leaders should work together and “take a holistic view of workforce development“ to address the shortage of skilled employees in the aerospace and defense sector and advance innovation. Hewson wrote in an opinion piece posted Thursday on Fox News that the current administration …

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