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Accenture Invests $3B to Establish Cloud Division, Names Karthik Narain as Lead; Julie Sweet Quoted

Julie Sweet CEO Accenture

Accenture has formed Accenture Cloud First under a three-year, $3 billion investment. The division will help clients accelerate digital transformation to increase speed and scale. Accenture has appointed Karthik Narain to lead Accenture Cloud First and join the Global Management Committee, effective October 1. Accenture Cloud First is a multi-service group of 70,000 cloud professionals that will leverage Accenture’s industry and technology capabilities and ecosystem partnerships.

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DARPA Names Top Five Teams in Subterranean Challenge Virtual Tunnel Circuit Event

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency announces the top five performing teams that competed in a DARPA challenge, which evaluated the capability of software-based tools to detect artifacts in simulated tunnel environments. The agency said Wednesday eight self-funded and DARPA-backed teams developed and tested software for their set of robots and sensors designed to explore tunnels in simulated environments as part of the Subterranean Challenge Virtual Tunnel Circuit event.

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In-Q-Tel, Tamr Partner to Develop Machine Learning-Based Data Unification Software

In-Q-Tel and Tamr have formed a strategic partnership that seeks to help government agencies address data unification challenges with the use of a machine learning-based technology. IQT said Wednesday it will help the company further develop and field its patented enterprise software platform Tamr Unify, which uses machine learning and human expertise to unify data across multiple silos to generate insights.

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