Tag Archives: Government

Tim Conway on the NTT DATA-Dell Services Integration Process & Systems Integrators’ Roles for Agencies

NTT DATA closed its estimated $3 billion acquisition of the former Dell Services business in November 2016 to expand information technology services and consulting work for public sector agencies with the backing of a global IT company. Shortly after the deal’s March 2016 announcement, NTT DATA Public Sector President and 2017 Wash100 …

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Flir Systems to Reorganize Business Structure Into 3 Operating Units; Jim Cannon Comments

Flir Systems has announced that it will consolidate its business operations across the government and defense, industrial and commercial components in efforts to simplify the company’s business processes. The company announced Wednesday the restructuring also aims to foster operating synergies and establish management priorities. Jim Cannon, president and CEO at …

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DHS OKs Rave Mobile Safety’s Emergency Comm, Data Platforms; Tom Axbey Comments

The Department of Homeland Security has certified a suite of Rave Mobile Safety platforms as “qualified anti-terrorism technologies” and added the products on DHS’ approved technologies list. The company said Tuesday its Rave Alert, Smart911 and Rave Panic Button offerings have obtained Support Anti-terrorism by Fostering Effective Technology Act designation and SAFETY Act certification from the department. “Evaluation for the …

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Bill Sullivan on Cloudera Public Sector Arm’s Staff Growth & Agencies’ Data Management Priorities

Bill Sullivan, a nearly two-decade GovCon industry veteran, joined global software services provider Cloudera March 2016 as vice president and general manager for public sector operations in North America to help drive the company’s open source offerings for agencies. Cloudera centers its open source services for government around the Apache Hadoop software framework to help agencies manage and …

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MITRE’s Roger Furr on Nonprofit Org’s Role as Government’s ‘Bridge’ to Commercial Sector

Roger Furr leads work to form and administer both contracts and subcontracts in his role as an executive director at nonprofit research organization MITRE Corp. MITRE operates federally-funded research and development centers for the government that act as hubs for agencies and commercial companies to collaborate on scientific research, analysis, …

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CSRA Holds Hacking Competition for Employees in Facet of ‘Customer Zero’ Strategy

CSRA (NYSE: CSRA) kicked off its first internal “Hack-A-Thon” competition Wednesday morning at its Falls Church, Va. headquarters for employees as part of the company’s push to gain status as “Customer Zero” for the federal government regarding technology adoption and integration. That distinction as Customer Zero — or “Client Zero” — would put …

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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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Haiyan Song: Organizations will Integrate Machine Learning Tech to Automate Data Breach Response

Haiyan Song, Splunk vice president of security markets, said more organizations will adopt adaptive response, behavioral analytics and machine learning strategies to automate response, retrieval and sharing in multivendor environments. Song wrote in an opinion piece published Tuesday machine learning-based systems will increase in 2017 as government and industry organizations look …

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