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IBM’s David Zaharchuk: Blockchain Tools Could Help Agencies in Contract Mgmt, Regulatory Compliance

David Zaharchuk, global industry research leader at IBM’s Institute for Business, has said the adoption of blockchain technology could help government agencies facilitate contract management, regulatory compliance, citizen services and identity management. Zaharchuk wrote in a blog post published Monday that blockchain platforms work to ensure security of data sharing …

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IBM Vet John Lainhart Named Senior Strategist at Grant Thornton’s Cyber Risk Advisory Practice

John Lainhart, a former leader of the U.S. public sector cybersecurity and privacy group at IBM, has been appointed as senior strategist at Grant Thornton‘s cyber risk advisory practice. He will oversee the development of cybersecurity offerings for the public sector in his new position, Grant Thornton said Thursday. “It’s essential for agencies to invest …

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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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Sam Gordy: IBM to Provide Army IaaS Support, Build Private Cloud Platform Under $62M Task Order

IBM will build and operate an on-premise private cloud platform and provide infrastructure-as-a-service support under a potential five-year, $62 million task order with the U.S. Army. The company said Wednesday it will design the cloud platform for the service branch’s Redstone Arsenal facility in Alabama as part of the Army Private Cloud …

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IBM, FDA Partner to Explore Secure Health Data Exchange Through Blockchain Tech

IBM‘s Watson Health unit and the Food and Drug Administration have entered into a two-year research agreement to study the use of blockchain technology to facilitate a secure exchange of health data. The company said Wednesday the partnership will initially focus on oncology-related information and look into the exchange of owner-mediated data from sources such …

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IBM’s Keith Salzman Cites Govt Programs That Aim to Help Address Substance Abuse Disorders

Keith Salzman, chief medical information officer at IBM‘s global business services unit, has said federal, state and local government agencies have partnered with companies and nonprofit organizations to launch efforts that seek to address drug and alcohol use as well as substance abuse disorders in communities. Salzman wrote in a blog post …

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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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IBM, Rice University Collaborate to Develop Eldercare Robot Assistant; Arvind Krishna Comments

IBM’s research business and Rice University have developed a robot assistant that uses Watson-based cognitive computing application to help manage care for elderly people. The prototype IBM Multi-Purpose Eldercare Robot Assistant is designed to measure an individual’s heart rate, heart rate variability and respiratory rate and provide answers to health-related queries as part of a study that …

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IBM Opens Commercial Cyber Range, Expands Incident Response Network; Marc van Zadelhoff Comments

IBM‘s security business has opened a physical cyber range in Cambridge, Massachusetts, for the commercial sector and expanded the unit’s incident response network as part of a $200 million investment IBM announced in 2016. The company said Nov. 16 it opened a new global security headquarters in Cambridge, where the IBM X-Force Command …

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IBM-Ponemon Study: 32% of IT & Security Personnel Report High Organizational Cyber Resilience

A new study backed by the Ponemon Institute and IBM‘s Resilient subsidiary says 32 percent of information technology and security personnel claim there is a high level of cyber resilience in their organizations. IBM said Wednesday Ponemon interviewed 2,400 security and IT respondents across the world for the Resilient-sponsored 2016 Cyber Resilient Organization …

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Former IBM Group Manager Brendan Hannigan Named Polaris Venture Partner

Brendan Hannigan, former general manager of the security division at IBM, has joined Polaris Partners as a venture partner to support the investment company’s efforts to finance and establish security, cloud and software-as-a-service businesses. He also plans to invest in technology startups and seek new business opportunities in his new position, Polaris said Thursday. “For more than 15 years, we’ve …

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IBM, Esri Partner on Cloud-Based Cognitive Analytics, IoT Offerings; SJ Camarata Comments

IBM and Esri have teamed up to provide cognitive analytics and Internet of Things offerings to government and enterprise customers through the IBM cloud platform. The partnership will offer IBM cloud technology users and developers access to Esri’s maps, data, geospatial tools and analytical services complemented by IBM’s security tool, predictive analytics …

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