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MapR Hadoop Training Program Seeks to Build Up Federal Contractor IT Workforce Skills

A new free training program from MapR Technologies launched in January for information technology administrators, developers and data analysts to obtain certifications for data distribution platform Apache Hadoop. This program aims to help alleviate a skills shortage in the federal contracting arena, a public sector leader at MapR says. Tom White, a senior …

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Ted Girard on Delphix’s Federal ERP Market Push and Agencies’ Data Security, Mgmt Challenges

Ted Girard leads the federal business of Menlo Park, Calif.-based enterprise resource application services provider Delphix as a vice president at the company. Girard’s GovCon career includes time as vice president of federal sales at BMC Software and federal sales director at data center automation software company BladeLogic, which BMC purchased …

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Carpathia’s Stu Fleagle: Public/Hybrid Cloud, Privacy, Automation, Data to Drive Tech Investments

Stu Fleagle, vice president of Carpathia‘s government solutions business, believes that hybrid and public cloud, automated compliance, privacy and data-driven decision-making will drive government technology investments in 2015. Fleagle said in a guest post published Monday on Federal News Radio that these trends will facilitate a transformation among government agencies as they seek …

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Deltek’s Deniece Peterson: Data Proliferation to Drive Federal Adoption of Sensor-Based IT Systems

Deltek has projected data management issues would prompt federal agencies to invest in sensor-enabled technologies for analyzing and transmitting information, the Washington Post reported Sunday. Deniece Peterson, director of federal industry analysis at Deltek, said she forecasts agencies to adopt sensor products for the Internet of Things and cyber-physical and software-based infrastructure. …

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Andrew Harsch: Unisys Offers Data Analytics to Help Firms Manage Service Delivery

Andrew Harsch, director of product and portfolio management at Unisys, observed that organizations are shifting away from metrics toward analytics for business management. In an interview published Friday on Unisys’ website, Harsch said analytics technology can help companies turn data into action and better manage services. “Data is key to …

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Dwight Hunsicker on Globecomm’s Gov’t Market Pursuits and Keys to Manage Bandwidth, Data

Dwight Hunsicker brings nearly  three decades of telecommunications and GovCon experience to his role as senior vice president and general manager of government solutions at Globecomm. His background also includes time at WorldLinks, a communications services firm he co-founded and served as chief operating officer at, and a business development leadership role at Westinghouse. In …

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New CEO Ted Davies on His Goals for Altamira, Roles of Data Analytics and Open Source

Ted Davies joined McLean, Virginia-based national security and technology services contractor Altamira in July as CEO after nearly six years as president of Unisys‘ federal government arm — Unisys Federal Systems. Davies took the reins at Altamira nearly a year after the company formed out of a merger between Invertix and Near …

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SAP Survey Finds 1/3 of Firms Use Data in Making Decisions; James Fisher Comments

A global survey commissioned by SAP indicates that one-third of companies across different sectors use data to track market trends and identify new business prospects. SAP polled 743 business and information technology professionals worldwide and nearly 50 percent said that data is valuable for their companies’ decision-making process, SAP said …

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Executive Profile: John Tomaselli, SAP NS2 COO

John Tomaselli serves as chief operating officer at SAP NS2 — the national security-focused subsidiary of SAP — where he oversees the operations and execution of several lines of business. Prior to this role, he served as SAP’s regional vice president of business analytics and data technology solutions for public services. Tomaselli also served …

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France Picks Thales to Build Internet Setup for Gov’t Users

Thales has been selected by the French prime minister’s office to implement service platforms to offer secure Internet connections for nearly one million future users of the French government. The company plans to build the IT setup, provide managed services and carry out round-the-clock network supervision, the company said Thursday. According to Thales, the service …

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