Technology

HP Federal’s Todd Gustafson: Device-as-a-Service Could Help Agencies Reduce Costs, Secure Endpoint Devices

Todd Gustafson, president of HP’s federal business, has said local and state chief information officers should continue to adopt cloud and “as-a-Service” models to increase efficiency and cut costs of their information technology modernization efforts. He wrote in an opinion piece published Wednesday on Government Technology that there has been “a clear and dramatic shift” across government agencies to embrace as-a-Service models for devices.
 

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Symantec’s Chris Townsend: Federal Gov’t Needs AI, Machine Learning to Stay Head of Cyber Threats

Chris Townsend, vice president of federal at Symantec, has said federal agencies should adopt machine learning, artificial intelligence, automation technologies and other novel platforms to protect networks from evolving cyber threats. Townsend wrote in an article published Monday on FedTech Magazine that such technologies could help address some visibility gaps associated with overly complicated platforms.

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Boeing-Safran JV to Operate as Initium Aerospace; Stan Deal Quoted

Boeing and France-based Safran have unveiled a new joint venture to design, develop and service auxiliary power units or engines used to start aircraft and related systems while on the ground. Etienne Boisseau will serve as CEO of the new JV, Initium Aerospace, which will operate in San Diego to build APUs in collaboration with Boeing and Safran teams on production and engineering, Boeing said Wednesday.
 

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InterSystems Announces Health Data Platform on AWS Marketplace

InterSystems is offerring its health data platform on the Amazon Web Services marketplace, providing simplified access to users across health care and life science industries. The company said Tuesday its IRIS for Health platform works to help users develop and execute health care applications via machine learning, clinical information systems and high-performance computing.

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Deloitte: Agile Process, New Business Models Key to Aerospace & Defense Industry’s Digital Transformation

Deloitte article says aerospace and defense companies should focus on four key areas to achieve digital transformation and one of those is implementing agile production and predictive quality controls in response to evolving demands. A&D companies should also create new business models, advance collaboration with the supply chain and protect data and intellectual property from cyber vulnerabilities, according to the article published Tuesday.

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