2015 Fed 100

Federal 100: Jay Johnson

Jay Johnson

Name: Jay Johnson
Title: Division Chief
Analysis and Integration Division
Air Force Safety Center
Agency: Department of the Air Force

Migration maestro. Johnson and his team were the brains behind the Air Force Safety Automated System's successful migration to Amazon Web Services -- an effort that received the Defense Department's first cloud authority to operate and helped trim subsequent approval processes from 18 months to six weeks. AFSAS is considered to be the most mature safety reporting and surveillance tool in DOD and is widely used by other agencies. In the process, Johnson effectively created the road map for cloud acquisition at DOD.

Click here for the full list

About the Author

Connect with the FCW staff on Twitter @FCWnow.

Featured

  • Comment
    Pilot Class. The author and Barbie Flowers are first row third and second from right, respectively.

    How VA is disrupting tech delivery

    A former Digital Service specialist at the Department of Veterans Affairs explains efforts to transition government from a legacy "project" approach to a more user-centered "product" method.

  • Cloud
    cloud migration

    DHS cloud push comes with complications

    A pressing data center closure schedule and an ensuing scramble to move applications means that some Homeland Security components might need more than one hop to get to the cloud.

  • Comment
    Blue Signage and logo of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

    Doing digital differently at VA

    The Department of Veterans Affairs CIO explains why digital transformation is not optional.

Stay Connected

FCW INSIDER

Sign up for our newsletter.

I agree to this site's Privacy Policy.