Big Data & Analytics

Harris, Esri Forge Imagery Analytics Partnership for Federal Clients; Stuart Blundell Comments

Harris and Esri have signed a five-year enterprise agreement with the goal to help federal agency programs gain access to commercial imagery from small satellites, open data sources and unmanned aerial system platforms. Both companies aim to create geospatial intelligence data production applications and tools for federal customers to analyze data and imagery, Esri said Thursday. …

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CSRA, Perspica Partner to Offer AI-Based Analytics Tech in Federal Sector

CSRA and Perspica have partnered to offer federal government customers an artificial intelligence-powered analytics technology designed to process and analyze large amounts of data. Both companies formed the alliance through CSRA’s Emerging Technology initiative and will use Perspica’s predictive analytics tool in efforts to help customer agencies identify threats that could cause service outages or performance decline, CSRA said …

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DigitalGlobe-Harris-Esri Alliance to Offer ArcGIS Users Satellite Imagery, Analytics Tech Access

DigitalGlobe, Esri and Harris have formed a partnership to offer ArcGIS customers access to a library of satellite imagery along with analytical and deep learning tools designed to help users gain insights from imagery at scale. The AllAccess+Analytics service combines DigitalGlobe’s Geospatial Big Data platform, Harris’ ENVI remote sensing analytics portfolio and Esri’s ArcGIS Enterprise 10.5 …

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Booz Allen-Elastic Partnership Seeks to Help Clients Manage Data With Open Cloud-Based Tech

Booz Allen Hamilton and Elastic have formed a partnership with the intent to help public and private sector clients adopt open cloud-based technologies to analyze, manage and search large volumes of data. Elastic said Thursday the partnership aims to accelerate real-time analytics, logging, search and security programs as well as assist enterprise customers in efforts …

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Lockheed, PrecisionHawk, Video Inform Adopt DigitalGlobe’s Geospatial Big Data Platform

DigitalGlobe has added three new companies to its roster of partners and customers that use the satellite imagery provider’s geospatial big data analytics platform. Lockheed Martin, PrecisionHawk and Video Inform are among the companies that joined DigitalGlobe’s GBDX ecosystem or extended their commitments in the fourth quarter of 2016, DigitalGlobe said Tuesday. Lockheed uses GBDX in …

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N&C Unveils IBM Watson-Based Regulatory Analytics Platform; Andras Szakal Comments

N&C has launched an analytics platform intended to help public and private organizations analyze regulatory documents from the Federal Register. Regendus is based on the natural language processing platform of IBM‘s Watson cognitive computing system, N&C said Monday. IBM helped build the Regendus prototype as N&C’s technology partner and the platform was further developed through collaborations with …

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ICF Selected to Pursue Data Projects With Commerce Dept’s National Tech Information Service

The Commerce Department‘s National Technology Information Service has selected ICF as one of 35 industry and research partners eligible to pursue opportunities to support the agency’s data projects across the federal government. ICF said Tuesday it will work alongside data science and data analytics companies and research groups to help NTIS …

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Air Force Taps Sotera for Predictive Analysis Software Prototyping Contract

Sotera Defense Solutions has won a potential $9.8 million cost-plus-fixed-fee contract from the U.S. Air Force for predictive analysis software prototyping and reporting services. The Defense Department said Tuesday the company will work to develop systems that can offer multi-source data fusion, predict malicious cyber operator activities and act as an integrator …

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Space.com: NASA to Utilize IBM-Developed Watson Computer for Spaceflight Science Inquiries

IBM‘s question-answering computer platform will analyze aerospace research and data to help NASA answer inquiries on spaceflight science and support decision-making processes during air travel, Space.com reported Thursday. Sarah Lewin writes NASA’s Langley Research Center will utilize the Watson computer to help researchers sort through large amounts of data generated …

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Deloitte Report: Agencies Should Use Analytics to Derive Insights from Data

A new Deloitte report says government agencies that seek to become “data-centric organizations” should develop a platform designed to collect, store and distribute mission-critical data as well as use analytics to make decisions and generate insights from data. The “Mission analytics: Data-driven decision making in government” report also calls for …

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NIKA to Analyze Army Medical Command’s Energy Use, Water Conservation Data; Kabir Chaudhary Comments

NIKA has received a $1.1 million contract to store, analyze and evaluate data related to the U.S. Army Medical Command’s energy consumption and conservation efforts. The company will provide data modeling and analysis reports for Medcom’s energy and water consumption data across more than 30 Army medical facilities, NIKA said Tuesday. …

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