Tag Archives: Tech Trends

BAE Wraps Up Infrared Countermeasure System Design Review; Bill Staib Comments

BAE Systems has completed the preliminary design review phase of aircraft survivability and protection technology the company is developing for the U.S. Army and Navy. Common Infrared Countermeasure systems work to defend Army and Navy helicopters against infrared-guided threats, BAE announced Monday. “With more than 14,000 hours of test data on production representative hardware, …

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Northrop to Showcase First Responder Tech at Police Chief Forum; Ed Sturms Comments

Northrop Grumman will exhibit technology designed for public safety and emergency response at a law enforcement conference to be held at the Pennsylvania Convention Center from Saturday to Wednesday. The company will display products intended to address interoperability and security requirements of emergency responders and government agencies at the International …

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Savvis Joins Cloud Advocacy Group’s Advisory Board; Andrew Higginbotham Comments

Savvis, has joined the advisory board of a project led by data infrastructure software provider Pivotal that works to provide an open platform-as-a-service offering to the cloud community. The Century Link subsidiary also signed a community contributor license agreement with Cloud Foundry to help developers and other organizations make cloud-based applications, Pivotal announced …

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GovCon Executive Keeps Leaders Ahead of Tech Conferences

The government contracting sector is a field where companies constantly look to innovate new technologies that accomplish goals such as informing warfighters, securing infrastructures and helping customers communicate. GovCon Executive, published by Executive Mosaic in a portfolio of GovCon news websites, previews some of the latest offerings from contractors by …

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SAS Holds Summit for Govt, Industry to Tackle Big Data

SAS will hold its annual government leadership summit in Washington on Tuesday to discuss how agencies can use analytics and big data to support their missions and goals. More than 200 representatives from the federal government and systems integration industry will examine potential outcomes of integrating big data, analytics and …

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Battelle, Zogenix to Demo New Injection Tech at Medical Conference; John Turanin Comments

Battelle and pharmaceutical company Zogenix will present new data about the benefits and feasibility of needle-free injection technology in subcutaneously administered biologics at a national medical industry forum this week in San Diego. The organizations will unveil the findings at the American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists National Biotechnology Conference Monday through …

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Lockheed to Host IT Career, Network Day

Lockheed Martin will host an information technology day Wednesday that aims to help professionals and students pursue IT employment opportunities. The “Innovation at the Edge“-themed event aims to raise awareness on IT and help industry, academia and the community network and collaborate, Lockheed said Monday. IT professionals and industry experts will …

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Northrop Team Wins Army Virtual Simulation Contest

Northrop Grumman‘s team won first prize in the navigation category of the Army‘s annual federal virtual environment simulation contest. The team designed the Virtual Immersive Portable Environment Holodeck Immersive Trainer to help users move in a 360-degree simulated environment, the company announced Friday. VIPE Holodeck, featuring the company’s Kinect Integration …

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Oracle to Help Start Computer Science Education Program; Alison Derbenwick Miller Comments

Oracle‘s academy and a non-profit education organization are partnering to promote student interest in computer science through a new Java-based curriculum. Curriki will work with Oracle to provide secondary school students and teachers a Carnegie Mellon University-developed platform that teaches users Java programming through animated movies and games, Oracle said …

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Lisa Arthur of Teradata to Pen Big Data Book

Lisa Arthur, chief marketing officer at Teradata, has signed an agreement with Wiley Publishing to write a book on data-driven marketing for business executives to learn about disruptions in modern marketing during the big data boom. Scheduled for publication in October, “Big Data Marketing: Engage Your Customers More Effectively and …

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