Tag Archives: data mining

Booz Allen Execs: Health Agencies Should Learn From IC to Harness the Power of Big Data

Booz Allen Hamilton executives wrote in an article published Thursday on The New England Journal of Medicine that federal health care agencies should leverage data science tools and lessons from the intelligence community to optimize big data in order to improve care quality and reduce costs. Steve Escaravage, a senior vice president and head of Booz Allen’s digital, analytics and strategy practice, co-wrote the piece with Kevin Vigilante, an executive VP and a health business leader at the company; and Mike McConnell, a senior executive adviser at Booz Allen.

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NASA Issues Final RFP for Follow-On Intelligent System R&D Support Contract

NASA has released the final solicitation for the third iteration of the space agency’s potential eight-year Intelligent Systems Research and Development Support program. A FedBizOpps notice posted Tuesday says the ISRDS-3 contract covers R&D work across several domains such as artificial intelligence, information processing and sensors, knowledge-based systems, software verification, quantum computing …

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AWS Includes uReveal Data Mining Tool on Intell Community Marketplace; Ren Mohan Comments

Amazon Web Services has added the conceptual data mining and analytic offering of uReveal to an AWS-run intelligence community marketplace for cloud-based products and services. UReveal said Wednesday its software will work to help IC analysts manage and examine raw data in real time as well as view structured or unstructured data in a …

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Tony Frazier: DigitalGlobe Combines Streaming, Cloud, Big Data for Analytics Service

Satellite and geospatial imagery vendors such as DigitalGlobe have worked to utilize streaming technologies for data mining and analytics operations in environments with high volumes of available data, TechTarget reported Wednesday. Craig Stedman writes that the company has worked to integrate big data, cloud computing and stream processing technologies to deliver real-time analytics. DigitalGlobe’s InsightCloud service, which has gone …

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Tom Frana: ViON DataAdapt Analytics Tool Built to Find Insider Threats

ViON has unveiled a new DataAdapt Analytics tool that works to predict and mitigate cyber threats and fraud by utilizing data mining, analytics, visualization and modeling tools. The company said Monday it collaborated with IBM and other partners to develop the offering. Tom Frana, CEO of ViON, said the DataAdapt Analytics offering also works to detect insider threats. …

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IBM, SAS Design Data Analytics Modules for Warwick Business School Master’s Program

IBM and SAS have partnered with Warwick Business School to develop course modules for a master’s program in business analytics centered on big data mining and analytics technology, Computerworld UK reported Wednesday. Antony Savvas writes the school’s operational research and management science group has collaborated with IBM on the Analytics in Practice module and with …

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Navy Awards Contract for Game Console Data Mining

The U.S. Navy has awarded a research and development contract to a California-based firm to test and develop methods for data forensics of gaming consoles. The firm will develop prototype rigs to capture data from video game systems that be used to create tools for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s …

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Report: Google, Pentagon Increasingly Connected

Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency Director Regina Dugan is set to leave the agency for the Internet company Google within the next few weeks. Wired broke the story Monday and has since stepped back to take a look at the company’s connections with the current White House administration. While Google is …

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Intel Agencies Want Big Data On Top of GPS, Media Data

The intelligence community is reportedly looking to use more than satellite images and traditional reports to gain insight into adversaries’ actions, according to NextGov. Amr Awadallah, CloudEra’s chief technology officer, told NextGov agencies are looking to algorithms that can search GPS reports and social media data to gain intelligence on …

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