Tag Archives: AI

Executive Spotlight: Interview With Greg Wenzel, Executive Vice President at Booz Allen Hamilton

ExecutiveBiz talked with Greg Wenzel, executive vice president, about his work in C4ISR, the future of the U.S. Army’s digital transformation, and where he sees Booz Allen Hamilton providing solutions as an open systems integrator. “Being platform agnostic means our clients get the best solution from every provider, which only …

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DOE Lab Unveils IBM-Built ‘Summit’ Supercomputer to Back AI, Energy Research

An Energy Department-backed national laboratory in Tennessee has launched a computer system IBM designed to support research in artificial intelligence, advanced materials, energy and other areas. The Summit supercomputer at Oak Ridge National Laboratory works to perform up to 200,000 trillion calculations per second or approximately 200 petaflops of computing power, DOE said …

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Atos, Merlin Partner for Government, Healthcare Cybersecurity Services; Jones Tallent Interviewed

Atos and Merlin International have partnered to offer managed services intended to help government and healthcare organizations defend against sophisticated threats. The agreement covers artificial intelligence and digital transformation platforms and service offerings, the companies said Wednesday. David Phelps, chairman and chief executive officer of Merlin, said both companies have …

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Accenture Federal Services: Agencies Should Leverage 5 Tech Trends to Build Partnerships With Citizens

A new report from Accenture’s federal arm has identified five emerging technology trends that federal agencies can leverage to forge partnerships and relationships with citizens, business partners and employees in the digital economy. The Technology Vision for U.S. Government 2018 report is based on a survey of 240 federal officials, …

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SSL’s Adam Marks: Satellite Servicing Could Help Govt Address Space Mission Assurance Need

Adam Marks, recently appointed chief strategy officer at Maxar Technologies’ SSL subsidiary, told Via Satellite in an interview published Monday he believes in-orbit satellite servicing could transform the nature of the space infrastructure. “In the near-term, servicing provides satellite operators with the flexibility to delay capex decisions and get more life out …

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Tony Frazier: Radiant Solutions Eyes Public Sector Demand for Geospatial Artificial Intelligence

Tony Frazier, president of Radiant Solutions, has said the company looks at the potential use of geospatial data to support artificial intelligence-based training efforts in the public sector, SpaceNews reported Saturday. He told the publication in an interview increasing the access to public data can help developers create open-source machine …

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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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Marcus Featherston Cites Polaris Alpha’s Tech Devt Efforts to Back Clients’ National Security Missions

Marcus Featherston, executive vice president for mission solutions at Polaris Alpha, has said the company develops machine learning algorithms and artificial intelligence platforms designed to analyze data and facilitate the decision-making process for government clients in support of their national security missions. Featherston told Geospatial World in an interview published Monday …

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Unisys’ John Kendall: Privacy Protection Fundamental to Border Control AI Tools

John Kendall, border and national security program director at Unisys‘ global public sector business, has stressed the need for security safeguards when employing artificial intelligence and machine learning for border protection. In an article published Friday on Nextgov, Kendall espoused the benefits of microsegmentation, multifactor authentication, resilience and human analysis …

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