Tag Archives: data science

USCIS Seeks Info on ‘DevSecOps’ Support Sources for Cloud-Based Systems

The Department of Homeland Security’s U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services has asked information on potential vendors that can provide development, security and operations support services, Nextgov reported Monday. USCIS said in a July 12 notice on FedBizOpps it wants information on how companies apply “DevSecOps” to machine learning, analytics, big …

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SAIC to Establish Tennessee-Based IT Services Hub; Tony Moraco Comments

Science Applications International Corp. has announced plans to open a center of excellence for information technology services in Cookeville, Tennessee, this summer. SAIC said Monday its Technology Integration Gateway center will be located in the Regions Bank Building and will offer cloud, cybersecurity and data science support to government and commercial customers. “Since 1969, SAIC has been doing business …

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Booz Allen, Kaggle Name Winners of 2017 ‘Data Science Bowl’ Contest

Booz Allen Hamilton and Kaggle have unveiled the winners of a global crowdsourcing competition that sought data science methods to develop lung cancer detection formulas and technologies. The third annual Data Science Bowl drew nearly 10,000 participants who submitted  algorithms designed to help clinicians detect lung cancer, Booz Allen said Tuesday. The National Cancer Institute provided access to …

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ICF Selected to Pursue Data Projects With Commerce Dept’s National Tech Information Service

The Commerce Department‘s National Technology Information Service has selected ICF as one of 35 industry and research partners eligible to pursue opportunities to support the agency’s data projects across the federal government. ICF said Tuesday it will work alongside data science and data analytics companies and research groups to help NTIS …

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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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Summit-BlueLabs Team to Provide Data Science Support to Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

A contractor team of Summit Consulting and BlueLabs will provide data science support to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau under a new five-year blanket purchase agreement. Summit said Thursday it created multiple economic models to analyze the significance of race on lending decisions based on bank underwriting and pricing criteria in an effort …

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SAIC Releases Cloud Migration Methodology for IT Applications & Systems; Charles Onstott Comments

Science Applications International Corp. has unveiled a new five-phase multi-tiered methodology intended to help government agencies migrate and transform information technology applications and systems into a cloud computing environment. SAIC said Thursday the Cloud Migration Edge system uses specialized tools, processes and practices to guide cloud migration life cycles through the implementation …

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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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Booz Allen, Kaggle Hold Competition for Algorithm-Based Medical Data Analysis

Booz Allen Hamilton and Kaggle co-sponsored a data science competition that has challenged participants to produce algorithms to enable automated analysis of cardiac magnetic resonance imaging scans. More than 993 people of different genders and ages submitted approximately 1,392 algorithms for Kaggle’s second annual Data Science Bowl contest, Booz Allen said Wednesday. “This particular challenge was …

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Booz Allen, Hortonworks Form Apache Hadoop-Based Analytics Partnership; Peter Guerra Comments

Booz Allen Hamilton and software firm Hortonworks have forged an alliance to help commercial and government clients manage big data workloads and their operations through the adoption of an Apache Hadoop platform. McLean, Va.-based Booz Allen said Thursday it will integrate its analytics, data science and cloud architecture offerings with Hortonworks Data …

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DoD Taps Altamira for Classified Analytics Development Support Contract

Altamira Technologies has secured a potential five-year, $35 million contract to provide classified analytics development and deployment support services for the Defense Department. Work under the cost-plus-fixed-fee contract also covers big data visualization, logistics, subject-matter expertise and data science support for DoD’s military operations, the company said Wednesday. Altamira said it …

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