Tag Archives: DIU

Vertosoft & DataRobot Win OTA to Advance Federal Financial Transactions; Chet Hayes Quoted

Chet Hayes, CTO of Vertosoft

Vertosoft and DataRobot have been awarded an Other Transaction Authority (OTA) by the Defense Innovation Unit (DIU) to support the Army’s Office of Financial Operations and Information and the Office of the Secretary of Defense’s (OSD) Comptroller to resolve financial and accounting errors without human intervention. DataRobot will integrate its enterprise AI platform with Robotic Process Automation (RPA) software to categorize unmatched transactions.

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Lisa Porter, Former DoD R&E Deputy Undersecretary, Rejoins Riverside Research Board of Trustees

Lisa Porter Board of Trustees Riverside Research

Dr. Lisa Porter, former deputy undersecretary for research and engineering at the Department of Defense, has returned to the Riverside Research board of trustees, the company reported on Monday. Porter has nearly 25 years of experience in the defense and technology industries and is currently the co-president and co-founder of LogiQ.

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Sierra Nevada Gets DIU Contract to Design Autonomous Space Outpost

SNC

The Defense Innovation Unit has awarded Sierra Nevada Corp. a contract to create an unmanned orbital outpost prototype based on the company's space transport vehicle design. SNC said Tuesday it will repurpose the 16-foot Shooting Star hardware that was originally designed to function as a Dream Chaser spaceplane attachment under NASA’s Commercial Resupply Services 2 program.

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