Tag Archives: AI

CSRA Joins Google Cloud Partner Program; Larry Prior Comments

Google has added CSRA to its Cloud Partner Program as both companies aim to implement artificial intelligence-based technology platforms in the federal sector. CSRA said Thursday the Falls Church, Virginia-based company seeks to expand its government IT offerings through the partnership. The Google Cloud Platform and G Suite are designed to help customers modernize enterprise operations. “Our longstanding …

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PARC, University of Wisconsin Partner to Develop AI-Based Design Automation Tool for DARPA

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has selected a team of Xerox‘s PARC subsidiary and the University of Wisconsin-Madison to create artificial intelligence software that would automate design of complex mechanical systems. Xerox said Tuesday PARC and UW-Madison will collaborate to develop the Design by Function-sharing thrOugh Compositional qUalitative Synthesis platform through DARPA’s  Disruptioneering program. D-FOCUS …

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Executive Spotlight: An Interview With Scott Price, GM of Microsoft’s National Security Group

To comment on Microsoft’s development of machine learning and cloud infrastructure, the usability of as-a-Service offerings and the widespread usage of artificial intelligence in the federal marketspace, ExecutiveBiz spoke with Microsoft’s Scott Price, General Manager of the company’s National Security Group. “Any agency leaning forward to drive artificial intelligence and …

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HHS Seeks AI-Based Acquisition Support Tool

The Health and Human Services Department has posted solicitations seeking contractors with the capacity to build an artificial intelligence tool for acquisition support, NextGov reported Monday. HHS intends for the future BUYSMARTER Acquisitions system to analytically process contract data through the use of AI, to generate information capable of supporting the department’s procurement …

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DARPA Initiates Effort to Scrutinize Gray-zone of Conflict

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency‘s Strategic Technology Office has initiated an effort aiming to further understand and address the gray-zone of conflict, an area between peace and warfare wherein hostility is difficult to identify. Under the Collection and Monitoring via Planning for Active Situational Scenarios or COMPASS effort, DARPA seeks to construct software …

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Accenture Helps Politico Create Global AI Forum

Politico has selected Accenture to be the founding partner of a global artificial intelligence forum that aims to educate business and government leaders on the impact and use of AI technology. Accenture said Thursday the program will involve a series of AI summits and roundtable discussions across Europe and U.S., with the first summit …

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Executive Spotlight: An Interview with Teresa Carlson, VP of Worldwide Public Sector at Amazon Web Services

ExecutiveBiz spoke with four-time Wash100 recipient Teresa Carlson about Amazon Web Services’ current offerings and output from the AWS re:Invent 2017 conference. On topics ranging from innovation in cloud computing to hyperscale in the public sector, here’s what she had to say: “We’ve seen our government customers use the cloud …

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Accenture Introduces AI Testing Services

Accenture has unveiled new services designed to help clients test their artificial intelligence systems through a “teach and test” methodology. The process involves the “teach” phase, which evaluates the choice of data, models and algorithms used to train the AI platform to determine the best model as well as address ethical …

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