Big Data & Analytics

CBP Adopts Graph Platform From Deloitte-DataStax Alliance

The Customs and Border Protection has implemented a graph technology from the Deloitte–DataStax partnership to support the agency’s data analytics and visualization activities, GCN reported. Matt Rollender, vice president for global business development and channels at DataStax, told the publication that CBP uses the MissionGraph tool in efforts to detect threat …

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Esri to Help UN Member States Use ArcGIS-Based Data Hub for Sustainable Development Efforts

The United Nations Statistics Division has partnered with Esri in an effort to help UN member states implement a data respository for assessing, monitoring and reporting sustainable development goals. Esri said Monday the Federated System for the SDGs is based on the company-built ArcGIS mapping platform and designed to process location intelligence data. Gregg Scott, inter-regional adviser …

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ViON to Help DHS Directorate Implement Data Storage & Disaster Recovery Tech

The Department of Homeland Security has selected ViON to deploy a data storage and disaster recovery platform to DHS’ National Protection and Programs Directorate. ViON said Thursday it will supply the company-built DataAdapt platform to add compute and processing power to systems that support NPPD data analytics tools. DataAdapt will work to help …

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DigitalGlobe, Orbital Insight Expand Geospatial Data Partnership

Maxar Technologies‘ DigitalGlobe subsidiary has signed a multiyear agreement with Orbital Insight to expand the scope of their current data partnership and offer geospatial analytic services to customers. Orbital Insight will serve as DigitalGlobe’s Geospatial Big Data technology partner and will have access to the latter’s imagery archive, DigitalGlobe said Oct. 31. Dan …

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Radiant Solutions’ Tony Frazier: AI, Big Data Analytics Can Help Uncover Insights From Remote Sensing Data

Tony Frazier, president of Radiant Solutions, told Trajectory Magazine in an interview published Wednesday one of the trends he sees in the remote sensing sector is the capability to leverage technologies such as big data analytics and artificial intelligence to generate insights from collected data. “The bottleneck is going to …

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MapR Recognized for Converged Big Data Platform; Doug Natal Comments

MapR Technologies has been recognized by two publications for the company’s converged data platform that works to help enterprise customers process, manage and secure large volumes of data. The company said Thursday it received Datanami’s “Best Big Data Product or Technology” award in the internet-of-things category and landed a spot …

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CenturyLink Unveils New Center to Facilitate IT Devt Collaboration; Erich Sanchack Comments

CenturyLink has opened a new facility in Arlington, Virginia, that seeks to provide the company and its partners a workspace to build and demonstrate platforms and capabilities designed to help federal agency clients meet information technology requirements and implement digital transformation initiatives, ExecutiveBiz has learned. Erich Sanchack, senior vice president …

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Sevatec Re-Awarded USCIS Data, Business Intelligence Support Task Order

Sevatec has received a follow-on task order to provide analytics and business intelligence support for the enterprise data warehouse at the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services. The company said Wednesday it will use agile development, DevOps and data science methods to help USCIS manage information technology systems and applications. Work under the Data and …

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Engility to Help NOAA Develop High-Performance Computing Software; Lynn Dugle Comments

Engility has received a pair of task orders worth $14 million combined to develop and optimize high-performance computing software for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration‘s climate and weather research efforts. The company said Monday it will also help NOAA’s Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory access scientific data and manage cybersecurity of a research and …

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Dtex to Help DISA Automate Insider Threat Detection With Behavioral Analytics Tech

Dtex has secured a two-year contract to help the Defense Information Systems Agency  implement a behavioral analytics-based platform to automatically identify misuse of DISA credentials and insider threats. Dtex said Wednesday it will integrate the company’s Advanced User Behavior Intelligence Platform within DISA’s Cyber Situation Awareness Analytics Capabilities technology on a big data platform to support …

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IBM’s Greg Souchack: AI Tool Can Add ‘Analytical Edge’ to Army Conditioned-Based Maintenance

Greg Souchack, manager of service cloud solutions at IBM, has said he believes the company’s Watson artificial intelligence platform would bring an “analytical edge” to the U.S. Army’s conditioned-based maintenance efforts, Defense Systems reported Thursday. CBM programs seek to help the Army adopt “repair-when-needed” strategy to maintenance through the use of …

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IBM’s Greg Souchack: Army Could Leverage AI Platform to Analyze Transportation Costs

Greg Souchack, partner for managed services and cloud solutions at IBM’s global business services unit, has said the U.S. Army could leverage the company’s Watson artificial intelligence platform to help analyze spending on the transportation of spare parts and other shipment, C4ISRNET reported Thursday. “The Army would like to see if Watson …

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