Tag Archives: data

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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Booz Allen-Elastic Partnership Seeks to Help Clients Manage Data With Open Cloud-Based Tech

Booz Allen Hamilton and Elastic have formed a partnership with the intent to help public and private sector clients adopt open cloud-based technologies to analyze, manage and search large volumes of data. Elastic said Thursday the partnership aims to accelerate real-time analytics, logging, search and security programs as well as assist enterprise customers in efforts …

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Quantum’s Don Maruca on Data Storage Challenges in Govt & Cost Pressures at Agencies

Don Maruca leads the federal sales unit of information storage and security company Quantum, which works with U.S. government agencies to handle large volumes of data and apply new technologies in collaboration and sharing functions. Maruca joined the company in October 2013 as federal sales vice president and holds two decades …

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John Borghard on CA Technologies’ Rally Software Buy & Cloud Priorities at Agencies

John Borghard leads all public sector activities for global software company CA Technologies in the U.S. federal, state and local government markets along with those in Canada. Borghard has held the role of senior vice president for public sector sales since April 2013 and is responsible for CA’s push into technology areas such as cloud …

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ISS Federal Lead Rob Rogers on Agencies’ Open Source Moves & ‘Information Advantage’ Efforts

Private equity firm Arlington Capital Partners unveiled its new Polaris Alpha portfolio holding company in November through the merger of three government contracting businesses that included data services provider Intelligent Software Solutions. Based in Colorado Springs, ISS works with agencies on initiatives in data visualization, mobile software and other technology areas in …

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Reportlinker: Global C4ISR Market to Grow 2.85% Annually Through 2026

A new Reportlinker study predicts the worldwide market for command, control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance systems will grow at a 2.85 percent compound annual growth rate through 2026 due to an increasing demand for interoperable and integrated systems. Reportlinker’s “Global C4ISR Market 2016-2026” report also forecasts the land-based systems segment to dominate the …

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MASS Group Secures 4-Year GSA Schedule Contract Extension

The General Services Administration has awarded a four-year contract extension to Los Angeles-based software company MASS Group under GSA’s Federal Supply Schedule. MASS Group said Tuesday it has offered its TME web-based software to government customers since 2012 and will continue to offer the company’s products to agencies as a GSA contractor through 2021. The software …

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Dawn Scalici on Thomson Reuters’ Government Market Strategy & Data Priorities at Agencies

Dawn Scalici joined global media and information services company Thomson Reuters in July 2015 as its first global government business director after a three-decade career in the U.S. intelligence community that included roles at the CIA, Office of the Director of National Intelligence and Department of Homeland Security. At Thomson Reuters, she oversees efforts to build …

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