Tag Archives: data visualization

Virginia Contracting Activity Issues RFI on Knowledge Mgmt Tech Support for Intell Agencies

The Virginia Contracting Activity has issued a request for information on potential sources that could meet the Defense Intelligence Agency’s requirements to improve the intelligence community’s knowledge management platform. A FedBizOpps notice posted Tuesday says VACA looks for potential contractors that could deploy the Intelligence Community Knowledge Management Tool across multiple networks worldwide and deliver new capabilities to users with a focus on automating analytic workflows.
 

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AWS Sponsors DC Data Visualization Hackathon

Amazon Web Services has sponsored a hackathon event in Washington, D.C., that challenged 16 teams to demonstrate the impacts of diplomatic activities using participants’ data visualization skills. AWS announced Thursday it provided technology, credits, expertise and system architects to the 24-hour ImpactHack event jointly hosted by the State Department‘s U.S. Diplomacy Center and the …

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Northrop-NLign Analytics Team Receives DoD Award for F-35 Technical Work

The Defense Department has given the Defense Manufacturing Technology Achievement Award to the team of Northrop Grumman and NLign Analytics for their work in support of the F-35 fighter jet. NLign Analytics said Thursday the award recognizes individuals’ technical accomplishments in support of DoD’s Manufacturing Technology Program. Northrop used NLign Analytics’ 3D collection and visualization software …

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Airbus Segment Adds RMG Networks’ Visual Comms Service to VESTA 9-1-1 System

A business unit within Airbus‘ defense and space business has partnered with RMG Networks to integrate the latter’s visual contact center technology with Airbus DS Communications‘ VESTA 9-1-1 public safety call handling system. RMG Networks said Monday its visual contact center is designed to provide real-time data displays on key performance indicators and other critical details to support response efficiency …

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SOSi Subsidiary to Develop Social Media Analytics Tool for US Embassy in Iraq

SOS International’s subsidiary Exovera will develop a social media analytics tool for the U.S. embassy in Iraq under a three-year contract with the State Department. Exovera’s news desk and customer support center will work to track and analyze traditional and social media and provide analytical products to the embassy, SOSi said Wednesday. Jeremy Davis, …

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EnerTech Taps IBM, Waterfund to Support Kuwait Water Utility Mgmt

EnerTech, a unit of Kuwait’s investment authority, has selected IBM and Waterfund to deploy their jointly developed cloud-based business service to model the country’s water technology investments. IBM said Thursday the Waterfund Insights Service was designed to provide data visualization services through the IBM cloud to support the decision-making of water utility managers, corporate …

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Carahsoft’s Maryam Emdadi: Gov’t Clients Embrace New Tech for Data Center Agility

Maryam Emdadi, vice president of the EMC team at Carahsoft, has observed some government agencies tapping into modern information technology offerings to address data center agility and security challenges. She wrote in an article published Wednesday that government data centers seek tools intended to simplify administration of virtual desktops and automatically integrate security …

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DoD, SBA, CPSC Pick SAS Tools for Big Data Analytics, Management

SAS has been chosen by the U.S. Defense Department, Small Business Administration and Consumer Product Safety Commission to provide technology platforms that will work to help the agencies examine huge amounts of data. The company said Monday agencies are increasingly adopting big data analytics, visualization, text mining and Hadoop technologies to help address their …

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Hitachi Data Systems Launches New Data Visualization, Video Mgmt Tools; Mark Jules Comments

Hitachi Data Systems has unveiled new offerings that work to generate actionable insights that support predictive work in law enforcement and similar fields as part of its data visualization product portfolio for social innovation. The company said Monday Hitachi Visualization Suite 4.5, which features Hitachi Visualization Predictive Crime Analytics, and Hitachi Video Management Platform …

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Frost & Sullivan: Health Tech Vendors See Biz Opportunity in EHR Data Retrieval

A new Frost & Sullivan study says investments from government and healthcare providers have facilitated increased usage of electronic health records and have placed EHR retrieval as an important service priority. Frost & Sullivan said Thursday the “EHR Usability—CIOs Weigh in On What’s Needed to Improve Information Retrieval” report notes hindrances in EHR usage, such as speed …

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