Tag Archives: machine learning

Octo Wins Spot on Army Visual Augmentation System Contract; Mehul Sanghani Quoted

Mehul Sanghani CEO Octo

Octo has partnered with QinetiQ on the RS3 92 Situational Awareness and Augmented Reality Technologies contract to deliver machine learning (ML) and deep learning capabilities in support of the U.S. Army’s Integrated Visual Augmentation System program (IVAS). “Winning contracts like IVAS is part of our focus on emerging technologies as a means of helping the government leverage these newly available solutions to maximize mission effectiveness,” said Mehul Sanghani, CEO of Octo.

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Roger Miller Joins Paradyme Management as Senior Director of Growth for Justice Markets

Roger Miller of Paradyme Management

Paradyme Management has appointed Roger Miller as senior director of growth for justice markets, responsible for further building relationships with federal agencies that serve the homeland security mission. “Roger has a vast amount of experience in the justice community and has been right in the middle of dealing with the complex technical issues it faces," said Jack Ginsburg, chief operating officer of Paradyme. 

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Executive Spotlight: Juan Zarate, Global Co-Managing Partner of K2 Integrity, Chairman of Consilient

Juan Zarate, global co-managing partner of K2 Integrity, chairman of Consilient

Juan Zarate, global co-managing partner of K2 Integrity, chairman of Consilient, and 2016 Wash100 Award winner recently spoke with ExecutiveBiz regarding the rebranding of K2 Intelligence FIN into K2 Integrity, the origin and continued development of Consilient, the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic as well as the potential plans for his companies heading into 2021. 

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Forcepoint’s Nicolas Fischbach: User Activity Monitoring Could Help Agencies Protect Data

Nicolas Fischbach Global CTO Forcepoint

Nicolas Fischbach, global chief technology officer at Forcepoint, wrote in a guest piece published Friday on Nextgov that government agencies should prioritize data visibility and data loss prevention as they head into 2021. He said agencies should determine how employees and other users interact with government data through user activity monitoring with the aid of behavioral analytics to better detect compromised accounts and malicious actors.

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Deloitte: Machine Learning Ops, Zero Trust Among Government Tech Trends to Watch in 2021

Deloitte

A new Deloitte report has identified nine technology trends that are likely to cause disruption for government agencies over the next 12 to 18 months. The company's annual report Tech Trends 2021: A Government Perspective scored each trend based on its relevance to agencies and the government’s readiness to implement such trends and showed that machine learning operations or MLOps, revitalization of core assets, zero trust approaches and a reboot of the digital workplace were considered the most relevant to agencies.

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Cloudera Government Solutions’ Henry Sowell: Automated Tools Could Help Agencies Glean Insights From Streaming Data

Henry Sowell CIO Cloudera

Henry Sowell, chief information officer for Cloudera Government Solutions, wrote in a guest piece published Wednesday on Nextgov that agencies seeking to optimize streaming data for decision-making should adopt a data platform that could help analyze large volumes of data in real time using artificial intelligence and machine learning.

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Accenture Federal Arm to Update Case Mgmt System for US Courts Admin Office; Jenna O’Steen Quoted

Jenna OSteen Justice Portfolio Lead AFS

The Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts (AOUSC) has awarded Accenture Federal Services (AFS) a five-year blanket purchase agreement (BPA) to modernize the client case-management system of the U.S. Probation and Pretrial Services (PPS) System. Under the BPA, AFS will help the AOUSC design, integrate, deploy and support a secure cloud-based client case-management system on a software-as-a-service platform.

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ManTech Wins $273M DHS Contract to Provide Advanced Analytics to CBP

Bryce Pippert FedCiv Sector EVP ManTech

ManTech has been awarded a five-year, $273 million contract with the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to provide Business Intelligence Support Services (BISS) in support of the anti-crime and anti-terrorism efforts of the department’s Customs and Border Protection (CBP). ManTech will develop advanced visualizations that enable the agency to simplify complex data findings and turn it into actionable intelligence for CBP officers. 

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NuWave Acquires BigBear to Advance Data Analytics; GovCon Expert Reggie Brothers Quoted

Reggie Brothers, CEO of NuWave and GovCon Expert

NuWave Solutions has acquired BigBear, a cloud-based, big data analytics company that provides solutions to the national security community, NuWave reported on Thursday. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. "BigBear's data and analytics solutions bolster our existing capabilities to address the entire spectrum of information superiority," said Reggie Brothers, CEO of NuWave and a GovCon Expert

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Zoom Expands Partnership With AWS to Advance Videoconferencing Platform

Cloud IT

Zoom has selected Amazon Web Services (AWS) as the enterprise video communications firm's preferred cloud provider. Under a multi-year partnership agreement, Zoom will continue to leverage AWS’ global infrastructure and portfolio of services, including capabilities in compute, storage, content distribution and security, to create a seamless, secure extension of its data centers.

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