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IBM Tapped to Provide Cognitive Computing Infrastructure for Australian Defense Dept

IBM‘s Australian unit has secured an estimated $3.1 million contract to provide cognitive computing infrastructure and support to Australia’s defense department, ARN reported Monday. IBM Australia will furnish the Watson artificial intelligence platform to the department over three years under the limited-tender contract, the publication said. A spokesperson for the department …

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Cameron Chehreh: Converged Tech to Drive Dell EMC’s Investment Strategy

Cameron Chehreh, chief technology officer at Dell EMC‘s federal business, has said converged and hyper-converged technologies will become “great focal areas” for Dell EMC, FedScoop reported Wednesday. Chehreh told the publication that software-defined networking is another information technology development that will drive Dell EMC’s investment strategy. “The last piece for us …

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Former Army, GDIT Exec Robert Wren Named IT Transformation, EA Director at MetroStar Systems

Robert Wren, a former chief information officer of the U.S. Army‘s medical department and a General Dynamics information technology business sub-unit, has joined MetroStar Systems as director of IT transformation and enterprise architecture. MetroStar said Tuesday the enterprise IT and healthcare technology professional will lead company efforts to address the innovation needs of …

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CenturyLink CIO Bill Bradley Receives Global CIO Breakaway Leadership Award

CenturyLink Chief Information Officer Bill Bradley has received a Global CIO Breakaway Leadership Award at the 2015 Global CIO Executive Summit in October. The company said Monday the award recognizes Bradley’s leadership in IT transformation initiatives and support for innovation. He helped modernize the IT organization through the use of Agile principles, workload migration to cloud, enterprisewide …

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Scott Gaydos: Services-Based IT Governance to Drive ‘Shadow IT’ Benefits in Govt

Scott Gaydos, chief technologist of Hewlett-Packard‘s U.S. public sector business, believes federal information technology leaders should explore the potential benefits of shadow IT in driving down costs. Gaydos wrote in a Fedscoop guest piece published Friday that the government needs to adopt a centralized IT governance structure to mitigate risk in shadow …

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