Tag Archives: Census Bureau

Hortonworks’ Shaun Bierweiler: Agencies Look to Internet of Things for Data Collection

Shaun Bierweiler, vice president of Hortonworks‘ U.S. public sector business, has said he observed agencies tapping into internet-of-things platforms to store, process and compute data from multiple sources, MeriTalk reported Tuesday. He noted the Census Bureau has implemented handheld devices to support its digital information gathering process and the General Services Administration has adopted sensors …

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IBM’s Sam Gordy: Watson AI Helps Army Predict Armored Vehicle Mechanical Problems

Sam Gordy, general manager of IBM’s federal business, has said the company’s Watson artificial intelligence platform works to help the U.S. Army predict mechanical issues in its fleet of Stryker vehicles as part of a pilot program that started in mid-2016. Gordy told FCW in an interview published Friday the Watson supercomputer …

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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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Sevatec Wins Recompete for NOAA Cybersecurity Center Support

Sevatec has won a potential two-year, $19 million contract from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to provide support services to NOAA’s Cyber Security Center. The technology services firm said Tuesday the recompeted contract covers support for NCSC’s security operations facility as well as its computer incident response, system administration support and enterprise security solutions teams. Sevatec …

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Diane Murray on Her Agenda for Deloitte’s Federal Civilian Sector; Data Mgmt & Biz Intell Trends at Agencies

Diane Murray transitioned into the role of federal civilian sector leader at consulting services contractor Deloitte earlier this year as the next step in her respective 18-year information technology and professional consulting careers. The firm also cited Murray’s background in areas such as IT governance and program management, business intelligence and data management upon the announcement …

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Esri Demos Open-Data Model for ArcGIS Mapping Platform; Jack Dangermond Comments

Esri showcased an open data-based ArcGIS geographic information system at a digital technology event that was held Monday at the White House. The Expanding Opportunity with Open Data: A White House Demonstration event featured digital tools intended to help government agencies and the general public to access information about job openings or other opportunities …

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