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  • Marc Teerlink Appointed Global VP for SAP's Digital Innovation System - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Marc Teerlink Appointed Global VP for SAP’s Digital Innovation System

    Marc Teerlink, formerly chief business strategist of IBM‘s Watson business group, has joined SAP as global vice president of the software company’s digital innovation system SAP Leonardo. SAP said Friday that Teerlink will be responsible for helping drive the company’s presence in the artificial intelligence and machine learning markets in his new position. He will be based at a company […] More

  • Tony Whigham Joins Hitachi Data Systems as Govt Sales Director for Australia, NZ - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Tony Whigham Joins Hitachi Data Systems as Govt Sales Director for Australia, NZ

    Tony Whigham, formerly director of the federal business at Hewlett Packard Enterprise‘s Aruba Networks subsidiary, has joined Hitachi Data Systems as director of government sales in Australia and New Zealand. He will work to develop strategies for HDS’ federal and state government portfolio and  explore new areas of collaboration with the company’s social innovation solutions unit, Hitachi said Thursday. The […] More

  • Tim Day Joins US Chamber of Commerce as Center for Advanced Tech & Innovation VP - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Tim Day Joins US Chamber of Commerce as Center for Advanced Tech & Innovation VP

    The U.S. Chamber of Commerce has appointed Tim Day as vice president of the organization’s Center for Advanced Technology and Innovation. Day will help lead efforts to highlight the role of new technology in the economy and promote policy strategies that work to drive job creation and innovation, the Chamber said Thursday. “With more than 15 years of experience in tech […] More

  • Hortonworks Wins 3rd Straight Teradata Award for Big Data Intelligence - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Hortonworks Wins 3rd Straight Teradata Award for Big Data Intelligence

    Hortonworks has received awards for its big data portfolio and collaborative revenue as part of the annual Teradata EPIC Awards program for the data analytics sector. Hortonworks said Tuesday that its data analytics partnership with Teradata centers on the Hortonworks Data Platform 2.3 offering. The platform works with the Teradata Portfolio for Hadoop to create a data lake and support scalable data processing […] More

  • Teradata: Industries Report “˜Significant' ROI from Big Data Initiatives - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Teradata: Industries Report “˜Significant' ROI from Big Data Initiatives

    Teradata Corp. has released the findings from a survey of executives across six industries that saw what they described as “significant“ return on investments from big data analytics. The survey reveals that nearly two-thirds of respondents have reported “significant, measurable impact on revenues“ from big data investments, Teradata said Tuesday. “Companies aren’t just committed to […] More

  • MapR, Teradata to Host Big Data Everywhere Conference - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    MapR, Teradata to Host Big Data Everywhere Conference

    MapR Technologies and Teradata will host a one-day conference May 12 in Tysons Corner, Va. to discuss the Hadoop platform and its surrounding technologies. The “Big Data Everywhere” conference will bring users and developers together to share their experience via technical sessions and user success stories. Industry leaders will also exchange Hadoop knowledge, share best practices and also discuss use cases and […] More

  • Tech Firms Form Open Data Platform Alliance; Siki Giunta Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Tech Firms Form Open Data Platform Alliance; Siki Giunta Comments

    Big data companies have forged an open data platform initiative that aims to further the development of big data technologies based on the Apache Hadoop ecosystem. The alliance comprises GE, Hortonworks, IBM, Infosys, Pivotal, SAS, Altiscale, Capgemini, CenturyLink, EMC, Splunk, Verizon Enterprise Solutions, Teradata and VMware, Pivotal said Tuesday. The companies will collaborate to develop and implement […] More

  • Leidos Health Appoints David Silberstein Service Line Director for Analytics; Mike Pasqua Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Leidos Health Appoints David Silberstein Service Line Director for Analytics; Mike Pasqua Comments

    David Silberstein, formerly a senior partner at Teradata‘s healthcare providers practice, has joined Leidos‘ health business as service line director for analytics. Leidos said Tuesday that Silberstein will work with colleagues, partners and clients to develop strategies that help hospitals leverage their data to bolster healthcare and business outcomes. “With significant experience in business development and […] More

  • Executive Profile: Lance Howden, a Hortonworks Senior Director - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Executive Profile: Lance Howden, a Hortonworks Senior Director

    Lance Howden, a 16-year technology sales veteran, serves as a senior director at Hortonworks and works with agencies in the intelligence community. He leads teams that develop and promote the company’s offerings to U.S. homeland security, intelligence, defense and law enforcement agencies. He has worked on customer and strategic partnerships as well as other programs for the intelligence community. Howden previously held positions […] More

  • Executive Profile: Mark Guthrie, Lexmark Government Solutions VP - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Executive Profile: Mark Guthrie, Lexmark Government Solutions VP

    Mark Guthrie serves as vice president of Lexmark Government Solutions. Since January 2010 he has led the organization responsible for delivering offerings and services intended to help federal government personnel around the world achieve mission objectives.  Prior to his current role, Guthrie led Lexmark's federal solutions team as its director for eight years. He was also […] More

  • Teradata Offers Connection Analytics to Identify Linkages in Data; Scott Gnau Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Teradata Offers Connection Analytics to Identify Linkages in Data; Scott Gnau Comments

    Teradata has launched a new data analytics tool that works to leverage the Teradata Aster Discovery Platform and help users learn about relationships between people, products and processes across data sets to guide business decision-making. Businesses can utilize Connection Analytics to identify influencers in consumer activity, prevent customer churn, monitor the system for cyberthreats and detect fraudulent activity, the company said Monday. Scott Gnau, president of […] More

  • Teradata, Cloudera to Integrate Big Data Mgmt Platforms; Scott Gnau, Tom Reilly Comment - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Teradata, Cloudera to Integrate Big Data Mgmt Platforms; Scott Gnau, Tom Reilly Comment

    Cloudera and Teradata have expanded their partnership with the goal of rolling their enterprise data hub and warehouse products into a single big data management system. The companies also agreed to collaborate on software integration, go-to-market strategies, product reselling, and support services, Teradata said Thursday. According to Teradata, the alliance seeks to help enterprises analyze […] More

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