Tag Archives: data

Raytheon’s Todd Probert: Data Science Talent, Capabilities Key to Leverage AI in Military Ops

TYSONS CORNER, VA, August 22, 2019 — Todd Probert, vice president at Raytheon’s (NYSE: RTN) intelligence, information and services division, believes the military first needs to employ data scientists and build its data management capabilities to utilize artificial intelligence effectively in processing classified information, GovCon Wire reported Monday.

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NVIDIA’s Anthony Robbins: Data, Training, Computing Systems Key to US Leadership in AI

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 13, 2019 — Anthony Robbins, vice president of NVIDIA‘s (Nasdaq: NVDA) North American public sector business, said the federal government can optimize the potential of artificial intelligence by furthering its efforts in data, computing infrastructure and training, ExecutiveBiz reported April 30. Robbins, a 2019 Wash100 awardee, …

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NVIDIA’s Anthony Robbins: Executive Order Calls for Government to Take Leadership Role in AI Efforts

Anthony Robbins, vice president for the North American public sector at NVIDIA, said the new White House executive order on artificial intelligence seeks to recognize the capability of AI and the government’s role in advancing AI adoption to ensure the security and prosperity of citizens. Robbins wrote in a Nextgov article published Thursday how AI could help improve health care, cybersecurity, transportation, disaster relief, defense system sustainment efforts and other initiatives in the public sector.
 

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Tyrone Grandison Joins U.Group as Data VP; Lena Trudeau Quoted

Tyrone Grandison, a more than two-decade industry veteran, has joined technology and creative design firm U.Group as vice president of data. U.Group said Wednesday Grandison will bring to the role his 26 years’ experience in data, security, privacy and software engineering to help the firm’s federal and industry clients address complex challenges through the use of data.

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AWS’ Brett McMillen, Leidos’ Keith Johnson on How Federal Gov’t Can Make Cloud-Based Data Usable

Brett McMillen of Amazon Web Services and Keith Johnson of Leidos discussed in an article published Tuesday on Federal News Network the presence of data in the cloud and how to leverage data to build up citizen services. “The question is how do you make that data usable, not only for the agency that collected it but throughout the agencies of the federal government? … It should be available to commercial entities and citizens,” said McMillen, director of federal government at AWS.

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In-Q-Tel Invests in Immersive Wisdom’s Collaboration Tech

Intelligence community venture capital firm In-Q-Tel has invested in and partnered with Immersive Wisdom to further develop the latter company’s virtual and intelligence platform for government applications. Immersive Wisdom designed its software to help users access information in real time and view live 3D maps through a shared virtual workspace, IQT said Tuesday. The …

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USAF PEO Digital Adopts Cloud-Hosted Tools to Streamline Acquisition Document Review Processes

The U.S. Air Force‘s Program Executive Office Digital has started employing cloud-hosted software systems to allow acquisition authorities to share workflows in real time with contractors and streamline data reviewing processes. The Wright-Patterson Air Force Base said Friday PEO Digital has adopted review, co-authoring and redaction tools that act like …

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Former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer Unveils Initiative for Gov’t Data Accessibility

Steve Ballmer, a former CEO of Microsoft, has launched an initiative that aims to boost the accessibility of government data on tax revenues, expenditures and spending outcomes. The USAFacts project works to collect data from approximately 130 government statistical databases to create products such as a document modeled after the 10-K form …

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CFPB Seeks Info on Potential Credit Process Applications of Alternative Data & Modeling Techniques

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau wants information on the potential applications of alternative financial data and modeling approaches in the credit process. Responses to the request for information could help CFPB understand benefits and risks related to financial service providers’ use of alternative data and modeling techniques, the bureau said in a …

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