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  • Chuck Brooks: New Software, Tools Push Agencies to Make Documents Electronic - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Chuck Brooks: New Software, Tools Push Agencies to Make Documents Electronic

    Government agencies are increasingly looking to adopt practices of their counterparts in the private sector for taking paper documents and transforming them into an electronic format, according to Chuck Brooks, vice president and client executive for the Department of Homeland Security at Xerox. A former legislative affairs director for DHS’ science and technology directorate, Brooks […] More

  • IBM Big Data Tech Aims To Digitize Human Services Documents - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    IBM Big Data Tech Aims To Digitize Human Services Documents

    IBM is providing its big data management software to Illinois’ Department of Human Services, aiming to help the agency digitally process thousands of documents. The department uses IBM’s enterprise content management big data technologies to digitize calculation sheets, application forms and a Form 514 chronological record to determine benefit eligibility of customers, IBM said Tuesday. […] More

  • In-Q-Tel an Investor in Big Data Open Source Provider Cloudera - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    In-Q-Tel an Investor in Big Data Open Source Provider Cloudera

    In-Q-Tel is investing in big data firm Cloudera as part of that company’s newest venture capital round, All Things D reports. Cloudera raised $65 million in its latest round from IQT, Accel Partners, Greylock Partners, Ignition Partners and Meritech Capital Partners. Arik Hesseldahl writes this brings Cloudera’s total amount of capital to about $140 million […] More

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    IBM Launching Cloud Document Service; Alistair Rennie Comments

    IBM has launched mobile, cloud-based social business software with the goal of integrating social networking and an office productivity suite. The company said the new services for IBM SmartCloud will facilitate both mobile access and collaboration with SmartCloud Docs through word processing, spreadsheet and presentation documents. Alistair Rennie, general manager for the social businesses segment, […] More

  • Unisys, GSA Mark One Year of Google Cloud - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Unisys, GSA Mark One Year of Google Cloud

    One year since Unisys implemented a Google cloud computing platform for the U.S. General Services Administration, agency employees have created and shared more than 274,000 documents and created 500 internal websites using the platform. The company said GSA selected Unisys to install Google Apps for Government in 2010 and the agency began using Google’s email […] More

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