Big Data & Analytics

IRS Eyes AI-Based Analytical Platform for Cybersecurity

The Internal Revenue Service has asked industry to submit information on artificial intelligence, cognitive computing, data analytics and machine learning algorithms or methods intended to counter cyber and insider threats. IRS said in a FedBizOpps notice posted Wednesday it seeks an analytical platform that can support local and global settings, constantly learn about …

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Booz Allen Uses Machine Learning Tools to Help Soldiers Analyze Data

Booz Allen Hamilton works with soldiers to help them collect data and analyze combat indicators with the use of artificial intelligence technology, Nvidia reported Saturday. Aaron Sant-Miller, lead data scientist at Booz Allen, said in an interview that aired on Nvidia’s AI Podcast the company’s analysts receive overhead video feeds and fuse intelligence for …

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Microsoft, Grant Thornton to Help Agencies Derive Insights From Data; Greg Myers Comments

Grant Thornton’s public sector business and Microsoft have expanded their partnership to help federal agencies generate insights from data and comply with provisions of the administration’s Management Agenda and other regulations that seek to advance transparency and efficiency. Greg Myers, vice president of Microsoft’s federal business, said in a statement …

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Hitachi Vantara Launches Data Center Flash Storage, AI Ops Software Platforms

Hitachi Vantara has introduced artificial intelligence operations software offerings and flash storage systems designed to help customers modernize data centers. The company said Wednesday it launched Hitachi Infrastructure Analytics Advisor, Hitachi Automation Director and Hitachi Data Instance Director offerings as part of its AI operations software platforms portfolio. HIAA works to predict and …

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Engility Intros Data Analytics Tech for Intell, Defense Clients; Lynn Dugle Comments

Engility has unveiled a technology platform designed to help intelligence and defense agencies examine huge amounts of data and turn information into actionable insights. MetaSift is based on an open architecture and works to help analysts automate data management processes as well as identify content linkages, Engility said Monday. The data …

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Boeing subsidiary installs ESI platform at BAE Systems Nashua plant

Boeing’s Tapestry Solutions subsidiary has rolled out its Enterprise Sensor Integration software system at BAE Systems’ facility in Nashua, New Hampshire, to help the British firm modernize its manufacturing infrastructure. Boeing said Monday it integrated Impinj Speedway radio frequency identification readers, Mojix STAR wide-area RFID sensors and other enterprise resource planning …

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Lockheed to Implement SAS Analytics Tech in Aircraft Programs

Lockheed Martin has partnered with SAS to integrate analytics technology into the Bethesda, Maryland-based company’s F-35, C-130J and LM-100J aircraft programs. Lockheed said Thursday it will implement SAS’ Viya-powered products to increase cross-platform collaboration among aircraft sustainment professionals and help them obtain insights with the use of artificial intelligence tools. Bruce Litchfield, vice …

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DataRobot, In-Q-Tel Partner to Provide Machine Learning Support for Government Agencies

DataRobot and In-Q-Tel have entered a strategic partnership to deliver the former’s machine learning tools to the latter’s government partners. IQT invested in DataRobot to give U.S. government agencies access to the company’s automated machine learning platform, which is designed to use existing data to predict actions, DataRobot said Mar. 26. Erin …

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HHS Seeks AI-Based Acquisition Support Tool

The Health and Human Services Department has posted solicitations seeking contractors with the capacity to build an artificial intelligence tool for acquisition support, NextGov reported Monday. HHS intends for the future BUYSMARTER Acquisitions system to analytically process contract data through the use of AI, to generate information capable of supporting the department’s procurement …

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Department of Labor Seeks IT and Financial Management Services

The Department of Labor has posted a sources sought notice seeking information technology professional and financial services in support of the DoL Wage and Hour Division. IT professional services will include Agile framework development, big data analytics, IT modernization, mobility, security, operation and maintenance; while financial services will cover management, DoL …

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Report: Google, DoD Partner to Develop AI Tech for UAS Footage Analysis

Google and the Defense Department have teamed up to develop an artificial intelligence technology that would aid analysis of footage collected through unmanned aircraft systems, Gizmodo reported Tuesday. An anonymous Google spokesperson told Gizmodo that the company will provide TensorFlow application programming interfaces to help DoD analysts identify objects in UAS footage as …

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NSF Partners With 3 Cloud Providers for Data Science Research Support Program

The National Science Foundation has partnered with Amazon Web Services, Microsoft and Google to support research projects in the data science and engineering field. NSF said Wednesday it will obligate nearly $30 million to the Critical Techniques, Technologies and Methodologies for Advancing Foundations and Applications of Big Data Sciences and Engineering program. AWS, Google and …

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