Tag Archives: AI

IBM’s Sam Gordy: Federal Govt Should Consider Cognitive Intell, Analytics to Process Unstructured Data

Sam Gordy, general manager of IBM’s federal business, has said that federal government leaders should work to target artificial intelligence components such as advanced analytics and cognitive intelligence that work to help facilitate analysis of real-time data. “Cognitive intelligence and advanced analytics have the ability to mine unstructured data,” Gordy …

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Unisys Seeks to Advance Data Analytics With New Virtual AI Center, Machine Learning Service

Unisys has unveiled a virtual center for artificial intelligence and a machine learning-based service offering designed to help organizations create data analytics tools and forecast changes in business situations. The company said Wednesday its Artificial Intelligence Center of Excellence will go live in May and offer access to best practices and online tools in the …

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DoD Picks 160 University Researchers to Receive Instrumentation Acquisition Funds

The Defense Department has awarded $47 million in total grants to 160 university researchers at 84 institutions to help them purchase equipment for defense research and student research training. DoD said Thursday its service research offices received 685 proposals for the fiscal 2017 Defense University Research Instrumentation Program and selected meritorious submissions that tackle science and engineering research …

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CTC to Explore AI Automation Tools Under NGA Contract; Ed Sheehan Comments

Concurrent Technologies Corp. has won a $498,000 contract from the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency to research artificial intelligence-based automation technologies. CTC said Wednesday it aims to develop an AI Analyst Virtual Assistant platform that would process large quantities of information through NGA’s Boosting Innovative GEOINT initiative. Ed Sheehan, CTC president and CEO, said the contract gives CTC an …

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NGA Taps 4 Firms to Develop AI, Automation Platforms for GEOINT Analysis

The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency has awarded nearly $2 million in research contracts to four companies that seek to facilitate GEOINT analysis through the development of automation and artificial intelligence technology platforms. NGA said Wednesday it awarded the contracts to Raytheon, Concurrent Technologies Corp., HRL Laboratories and Soar Technology in January under the AI …

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SAP NS2’s Mark Testoni: AI Could Help Prevent Cyber Attacks Through Threat Classification

Mark Testoni, president and CEO of SAP National Security Services, has said artificial intelligence could help block cyber attacks through classification of network threats, CSO reported Friday. “An AI has supervised learning capabilities using neural networks for entity and pattern recognition for intrusion detection systems and event forensics applications,” Testoni told CSO’s …

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McKinsey Study: Current Tech Could Automate Half of Paid Jobs Worldwide

A new study from McKinsey Global Institute estimates nearly half of activities employees carry out in the world’s workforce at approximately $16 trillion in wages could be automated with the use of currently demonstrated technologies. McKinsey Global Institute said Thursday the report on “A future that works: Automation, employment, and productivity” has estimated automation to …

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VA, Flow Health Partner to Build Medical Knowledge Graph for AI Training

The Department of Veterans Affairs has forged a five-year alliance with Flow Health to develop a medical knowledge graph that will incorporate deep learning to aid medical decision-making and train artificial intelligence systems on how to personalize care plans. The VA-Flow Health partnership aims to understand common elements that impact a person’s susceptibility …

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Accenture to Help Finland’s Immigration Service in Digital Transformation Effort

Accenture will help Finland’s national immigration service offer a program designed to support the digital transformation of the agency’s operations in a push to boost overall customer experience and introduce self-service options for citizens. Accenture said Wednesday that in addition to the Smart Digital Agency program support, it will also work to bolster …

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Symantec Combines Threat Intell System with Blue Coat’s Security Telemetry; Greg Clark Comments

Symantec has integrated the company’s threat intelligence systems with the security telemetry of Blue Coat in an effort to provide threat visibility and protection to customers. The companies have applied the brute data-crunching force of artificial intelligence to help analyze large volumes of security data, Symantec said Wednesday. “By fast-tracking the …

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DLT to Market, Offer Nutonian’s AI-Powered Engine & Data Science Services in Public Sector

DLT Solutions has agreed to market and offer machine intelligence company Nutonian‘s data science products and services in the public sector market. DLT Solutions said Wednesday Nutonian designed its Eureqa artificial intelligence-powered modeling engine to automatically build and interprets predictive models in an effort to help scientists identify cause and effect relationships within data structures. Nutonian aims to help …

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IDC: Systems Integrators Key to Federal IT Transformation

A new IDC report has highlighted the role system integrators play in helping the federal government transition to digital platforms through the 3rd platform technologies mobility, cloud, big data and analytics and social business. The report evaluates the system integrators’ relationship with each other and with the factors the report …

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Sapient, Luminoso Technologies Form AI Tech Partnership for Federal Clients

Sapient Government Services, a Publicis.Sapient subsidiary, and Luminoso Technologies have forged a marketing alliance that aims to use artificial intelligence technology to help federal customers transform data into actionable insights. SGS said Tuesday Luminoso’s software utilizes natural language processing and machine learning to analyze text data and transform language into mathematical vectors using the ConceptNet open-source semantic knowledge …

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SAP NS2 Develops Machine Learning Tool for Counterterrorism Missions; Mark Testoni Comments

SAP National Security Services has developed a tool that uses machine learning and artificial intelligence to help counter terrorist activities online, Fast Company reported Thursday. Steven Melendez writes SAP NS2 currently works with government agencies to monitor terrorism-related activities in social media and with cybersecurity firm ThreatConnect to identify threats …

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