Tag Archives: Polaris Alpha

Polaris Alpha Gets AWS DevOps Competency Certification

Parsons’ Polaris Alpha subsidiary has achieved the DevOps Competency certification from Amazon Web Services. The status seeks to recognize Parsons’ knowledge and experience in helping clients implement continuous integration and delivery, automation, infrastructure provisioning and other DevOps practices in the cloud, the company said Wednesday. Polaris Alpha has over 40 certifications related to …

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Polaris Alpha Gets Recognition for Corporate Network Security Approach

Parsons‘ Polaris Alpha subsidiary has won a 2019 CSO50 Award from IDG Communications’ CSO magazine for its approach to corporate security operations. Polaris Alpha said Thursday its integrated network security group implemented and applied a standard model from the Defense Department and Defense Information Systems Agency to secure enterprise network. The team considers …

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Parsons, Polaris Alpha Merge Fellows Programs

Parsons and Polaris Alpha have combined their fellows programs as a result of the Pasadena, Calif.-based’s engineering firm’s acquisition of the government technology contractor. Nineteen professionals from both organizations will join six current members of the unified fellows program, Parsons said Monday. The program inducts individuals who can support problem …

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Marcus Featherston Cites Polaris Alpha’s Tech Devt Efforts to Back Clients’ National Security Missions

Marcus Featherston, executive vice president for mission solutions at Polaris Alpha, has said the company develops machine learning algorithms and artificial intelligence platforms designed to analyze data and facilitate the decision-making process for government clients in support of their national security missions. Featherston told Geospatial World in an interview published Monday …

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Polaris Alpha to Work With Raytheon BBN-Led Team to Support DARPA AI Development Efforts

Raytheon‘s BBN Technologies subsidiary has awarded a $2.3 million subcontract to Polaris Alpha for assistance in developing new artificial intelligence tools for the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency. The team aims to develop semantic-based technologies for abductive reasoning under the agency’s Active Interpretation of Disparate Alternatives program that seeks to construct an adaptive engine that would interpret dynamic, dangerous …

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Polaris Alpha Books $96M in Air Force C2ISR Support Task Orders; Kevin Moffatt Comments

The U.S. Air Force has awarded Polaris Alpha multiple task orders worth up to $96 million to support the military branch’s command, control, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance operations. Polaris Alpha said Monday it will perform work in multiple areas such as C2ISR software development, enhancement and maintenance. The company will also help USAF develop …

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Former Stratcom Official Kenneth Callicutt Joins Polaris Alpha’s Advisory Board

Kenneth “Steve” Callicutt, former director of capability and resource integration at the U.S. Strategic Command, has joined the board of advisers at Polaris Alpha. The Washington, D.C.-based firm said Wednesday Callicutt brings knowledge and experience in the areas of mission planning, weapons system development and intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance. “Steve has …

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NSA Vet Richard Ledgett Joins Polaris Alpha’s Board of Advisers

Richard Ledgett, former deputy director of the National Security Agency, has joined the board of advisers at Washington, D.C.-based defense technology company Polaris Alpha. Polaris Alpha said Monday its advisory board members provide strategic guidance and advice to the firm’s executive leadership team on efforts to serve military and intelligence community clients. Ledgett …

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Former Military Leaders James McLaughlin, Robert Latiff Named to Polaris Alpha’s Advisory Board

Polaris Alpha has appointed retired military officers James “Kevin” McLaughlin and Robert Latiff to its board of advisers. McLaughlin and Latiff will provide the leadership team with strategic guidance and advice as the defense technology company delivers services to government, intelligence community and military clients, Polaris Alpha said Wednesday. McLaughlin is a retired …

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