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  • Esri Location App OK'd for FirstNet Public Safety Broadband Network Users - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Esri Location App OK’d for FirstNet Public Safety Broadband Network Users

    Esri has announced the inclusion of its location intelligence technology in a catalog that lists applications and software platforms designed for the public safety community. The FirstNet App Catalog now includes the Explorer for ArcGIS app designed for use with Esri's software-as-a-service platform and intended to help first responders view authoritative maps using their mobile devices, the company said Monday. FirstNet subscribers […] More

  • DHS Awards 5 Govt Mobile App Security Contracts - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    DHS Awards 5 Govt Mobile App Security Contracts

    The Department of Homeland Security‘ science and technology directorate has awarded $8.6 million in contracts to five research and development projects that aim to help increase the security of mobile applications for the federal government. Recipients of the grants are Apcerto, Lookout, United Technologies Corp.“˜s research center, Qualcomm and a Red Hat–Kryptowire team, DHS said Wednesday. The projects […] More

  • Leidos to Distribute Fugro's Utility Asset Mgmt Tech Product in North America - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Leidos to Distribute Fugro’s Utility Asset Mgmt Tech Product in North America

    Leidos will act as the exclusive representative and provider of a Fugro-developed utility asset management system to North American markets under a multiyear partnership agreement between the two companies. Leidos said Thursday it will offer Fugro’s Roames platform that works to help utility operators remotely investigate the condition and performance of geographically distributed assets. The cloud-based platform employs analytics, visualization and simulation tools […] More

  • NIH Picks Vibrent Health Platform for National Precision Medicine Study - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    NIH Picks Vibrent Health Platform for National Precision Medicine Study

    The National Institutes of Health has awarded Vibrent Health a five-year, $74 million contract to supply a technology platform for NIH to enroll and engage U.S. participants in the cohort program of the White House’s Precision Medicine Initiative. Vibrent Health said Wednesday it will develop, test, maintain and update the platform for the nationwide medical research effort using data hosting services from Amazon […] More

  • DRT Strategies Awarded CDC Contract for Web, IT & Graphics Support - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    DRT Strategies Awarded CDC Contract for Web, IT & Graphics Support

    DRT Strategies has received a 29-month, $3.9 million contract from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for web, information technology and graphics support services. DRT Strategies said Monday it will redesign and modernize CDC’s websites to include social media, data visualization, mobile apps and collaboration sites to help support communication within the public health community. “This contract […] More

  • Former NASA Chief Dan Goldin Launches Neural Tech Company Called KnuEdge - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Former NASA Chief Dan Goldin Launches Neural Tech Company Called KnuEdge

    Dan Goldin, a former NASA chief, launched a new San Diego, California-based company called KnuEdge that provides neural computing technology for the aerospace, banking, healthcare, hospitality and insurance sectors. KnuEdge said June 6 that it has also developed a new military-grade voice recognition and authentication technology called KnuVerse that works to utilize human-voice interfaces in next-generation computing. […] More

  • Cisco: Mobile Apps Could Help Public Services Reach More People - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Cisco: Mobile Apps Could Help Public Services Reach More People

    The public sector’s use of mobile applications continues to grow as U.S. and international government units eye increased use of those tools to support citizen services, Jason Deign wrote in a piece published Monday on the Cisco website. Deign writes that mobile apps work to grow service delivery to more citizens and enable “anytime, anywhere” access. “If you think about reaching the […] More

  • Software AG Unveils Updated Streaming Analytics Platform; Wolfram Jost Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Software AG Unveils Updated Streaming Analytics Platform; Wolfram Jost Comments

    Software AG has launched a new version of its Apama Streaming Analytics platform with multichannel data streaming and parallel processing functions, native integration with Software AG Universal Messaging and a shared developer environment with other products. The company said Monday the platform works to monitor and analyze streaming big data from sources such as social media, mobile applications and the Internet […] More

  • Juniper Research Forecasts Location Services Market to Hit $43.3B by 2019 - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Juniper Research Forecasts Location Services Market to Hit $43.3B by 2019

    Juniper Research has released a forecast report that projects the location-based services market to grow to a total revenue of $43.3 billion by 2019 from the approximately $12.2 billion recorded in 2014. Context aware ad-supported apps will drive more than two-thirds of the mobile context and location services market's revenues by 2019, Juniper Research said Thursday. Local search apps […] More

  • IBM to Sell Arxan's App Protection Services; Mike Dager Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    IBM to Sell Arxan’s App Protection Services; Mike Dager Comments

    IBM will sell the mobile application protection services of Arxan Technologies to clients through IBM’s security product portfolio, the companies announced Tuesday. Arxan Application Protection for IBM Solutions is built to function with run-time protection, self-defense and tamper-resistance features inside mobile applications that work to run on all major platforms by detecting and defending attacks. “Blocking hacking attacks […] More

  • Marie Wieck: IBM Adds New Mobile App Development Studios - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Marie Wieck: IBM Adds New Mobile App Development Studios

    IBM has moved to help customers further extend their mobile technology programs by opening new mobile development collaboration studios worldwide. The company aims to help developers build and deliver mobile apps while responding to enterprise risks through the MobileFirst program, IBM said Tuesday. Marie Wieck, general manager of MobileFirst, said IBM wants to help clients grow their businesses […] More

  • BMC Unveils Change Management Console; Gur Steif Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    BMC Unveils Change Management Console; Gur Steif Comments

    BMC Software has introduced a new management tool intended to help developers and information technology operators within a single organization to collaborate on software modifications. The Control-M Workload Change Manager is part of the Control-M Workload Automation suite and is built for development teams to design workflows for implementation by the IT department while maintaining site standards, […] More

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