Tag Archives: Big Data

Hortonworks’ Shaun Bierweiler on Enterprise Open Source’s Security Edge Over Proprietary Software

Shaun Bierweiler, vice president of U.S. public sector at Hortonworks, told Datanami in an interview published Tuesday about the advantage of adopting an open approach to technology development in the big data space. “When you think about integration points, and the various technologies and players coming to market, if you don’t …

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Cambridge Offers IT Support Services for Navy, Joint Military MEDCOI

Cambridge International Systems has begun offering information technology services to support the Navy and Joint Military Medical Community of Interest by modernizing healthcare for U.S. warfighters and their families. The Arlington, Va.-based firm said Tuesday it’s helping the Navy and Joint Medicine MEDCOI adopt new technologies such as information exchange and big …

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Deloitte Survey Cites Gap in Public Sector C-Suite Collaboration; John Forsythe Comments

A new Deloitte survey has found that only 21 percent of public sector respondents believe their agencies’ C-suite leaders collaborate on strategic projects and initiatives. “With only 21 percent of government respondents saying that their C-suite leaders work together on strategic projects, it is not surprising that government respondents also …

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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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Boeing subsidiary installs ESI platform at BAE Systems Nashua plant

Boeing’s Tapestry Solutions subsidiary has rolled out its Enterprise Sensor Integration software system at BAE Systems’ facility in Nashua, New Hampshire, to help the British firm modernize its manufacturing infrastructure. Boeing said Monday it integrated Impinj Speedway radio frequency identification readers, Mojix STAR wide-area RFID sensors and other enterprise resource planning …

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Report: Google, DoD Partner to Develop AI Tech for UAS Footage Analysis

Google and the Defense Department have teamed up to develop an artificial intelligence technology that would aid analysis of footage collected through unmanned aircraft systems, Gizmodo reported Tuesday. An anonymous Google spokesperson told Gizmodo that the company will provide TensorFlow application programming interfaces to help DoD analysts identify objects in UAS footage as …

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Carahsoft to Sell ASG Technologies’ Data Intelligence, Content Mgmt Platforms to Govt Customers

ASG Technologies and Carahsoft Technology have entered a partnership that authorizes the latter to offer ASG’s enterprise data intelligence and content management platforms to government customers. Carahsoft said Thursday ASG’s enterprise data intelligence tools are designed to provide actionable insights into data as well as manage changes. ASG’s products will work …

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FBI Releases Cloud Computing Service RFI

The FBI has issued a request for information on potential vendors of cloud-based  infrastructure as-a-service, platform as-a-service and software as-a-service offerings. A FedBizOpps notice posted Friday says the bureau plans to acquire PaaS and SaaS platforms from a cloud service provider with a large-scale commercial offering in an effort to comply with the …

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SEC to Introduce IT Support Services IDIQ

The Securities and Exchange Commission plans to launch a contract vehicle designed to streamline the acquisition process for information technology platforms and services in support of SEC’s offices and divisions. A FedBizOpps presolicitation notice published Thursday says the agency’s office of IT intends to create a multiple-award, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract under the …

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Executive Spotlight: Interview with Mona Bates, CIO & VP of Information Technology for Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems

Information Technology is evolving at a rapid rate–and so are the cyber threats, defying traditional cybersecurity measures across multiple domains. A 20-year IT veteran with a vision of what comes next is Mona Bates, Chief Information Officer and Vice President of Information Technology for Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems. Bates has …

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