Tag Archives: forecasting

IARPA Awards Contracts for Research on Human-Machine Geopolitical Forecasting Tech

The Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity has awarded research contracts under the Hybrid Forecasting Competition program that aims to enhance the accuracy of geopolitical event prediction methods. IARPA selected HRL Laboratories, Raytheon‘s BBN Technologies subsidiary and the University of Southern California to conduct research on hybrid forecasting systems under the HFC program, the …

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Summit Consulting Lands Risk Management Analytics Services Contract From OPIC

Washington, D.C.-based Summit Consulting has secured a long-term contract from the Overseas Private Investment Corporation to provide risk management analytics in support of the federal institution’s development finance operation. The company will continue to support OPIC’s federal credit budget and accounting portfolio and contribute risk analysis and actuarial review services over a potential …

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Lockheed Lands Forecast Tools Supply Contract With Oman Airports Mgmt Co

Lockheed Martin has received a seven-year contract to provide forecasting tools to Oman Airports Management Co. for operations management functions at airports in the Middle East country. Lockheed said Tuesday it will supply its BEONTRA-built B Capacity and B Tactical platforms for OAMC to develop strategic resource plans and support daily operations at Salah and Muscat …

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NTT, Autogrid Form Energy Sector Cloud Tech Team; Toshio Iwai Comments

NTT Data and AutoGrid Systems will jointly research and develop cloud-based applications with the goal of helping utility companies manage peak electricity demand. The companies seeks to leverage AutoGrid’s industry-specific data analytics platform and NTT Data’s market presence to deploythe  technology worldwide, NTT said Thursday. Toshio Iwai, NTT Data executive vice …

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Saffron, TigerSwan Form Data Forecasting Tech Partnership; James Reese Comments

Data analytics company Saffron Technology and security company TigerSwan are partnering to provide private companies risk analysis and forecasting, Reuters reports. James Reese, founder of TigerSwan and a former Army Delta Force officer, told Reuters Saffron Technology aims to provide predictive analysis for thinking faster than adversaries. Nicola Leske writes …

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