Tag Archives: open source software

Booz Allen, Hortonworks Form Apache Hadoop-Based Analytics Partnership; Peter Guerra Comments

Booz Allen Hamilton and software firm Hortonworks have forged an alliance to help commercial and government clients manage big data workloads and their operations through the adoption of an Apache Hadoop platform. McLean, Va.-based Booz Allen said Thursday it will integrate its analytics, data science and cloud architecture offerings with Hortonworks Data …

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Leidos-Boundless Team to Develop Open-Source Geospatial Software, Cyber Defense Apps

Leidos and Boundless have forged a strategic alliance to further develop and market open-source geospatial software and cyber defense tools and services. The partnership will allow Leidos to use Boundless’ OpenGeo Suite geospatial platform to update its proprietary systems with open-source applications and support its integration initiatives that seek to address intelligence …

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Altamira, ATIC Form Analytics Collaboration; Jonathan Moneymaker Comments

Altamira Technologies and the Advanced Technical Intelligence Center have signed a partnership agreement to develop analytics tools and offer workforce development services for the U.S. government sector. The alliance will focus on developing technologies and methods to address the analytical workforce needs of intelligence, defense and law enforcement agencies, Altamira …

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Red Hat’s David Egts Offers Advice on Open Source Adoption in Gov’t

Federal technology leaders who want to use open source code for government applications need a secure, standard platform with which to establish it, David Egts of Red Hat wrote in a GCN guest post published Thursday. Egts, chief technologist at Red Hat’s public sector organization, said open software when deployed with continuous monitoring measures …

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DARPA Tech Resources Database Features Sotera Algorithms

Several Sotera Defense Solutions platforms have been included in the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency‘s online database of open-source software programs. The company’s contributions to the database include the Zephyr big data tool, Spark MicroPath analytics system and Louvain Modularity method, Sotera says. DARPA launched the Open Catalog website Monday to …

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Berico Unveils Geospatial Resolution Software; Charlie Greenbacker Comments

Berico Technologies LLC has released an open source software program designed to collect structured geospatial data from unstructured text sources. The Cartographic Location And Vicinity Indexer technology works to extract location names from unstructured text documents to generate geographic entities and resolve misspellings, alternate names and obscure references for geospatial …

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Johns Hopkins University Helps Develop Open Source Software to Track Diseases

Johns Hopkins University’s Applied Physics Laboratory and the Armed Forces Health Surveillance Center have engineered an open source software suite that intends to help monitor disease outbreaks. The Suite for Automated Global Electronic bioSurveillance works to help users download software products to fulfill the World Health Organization’s surveillance and reporting requirements, …

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