Tag Archives: Transportation Department

BayFirst to Help DOT Develop Business Intell, Data Modeling Tools

BayFirst Solutions has secured a task order to help the Transportation Department create data modeling and business intelligence prototypes for the department’s Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration. The company said Monday it will support PHMSA in efforts to develop tools intended to determine patterns, generate forecasts to identify areas for improvement in …

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DOT Releases Transport Safety Data System RFI

The Transportation Department has issued a request for information on potential industry sources of technology platforms that can work to integrate, analyze and visualize safety-related data on multimodal surface transportation. DOT said in a FedBizOpps notice posted Wednesday it will collect public comments in an effort to determine whether and how to advance data systems and …

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Anthony Robbins: NVIDIA’s GPU Tech Conference to Feature Panel Discussions on Artificial Intelligence

NVIDIA will kick off the third annual GPU Technology Conference on artificial intelligence on Oct. 22 at the Reagan Center in Washington, D.C. Anthony Robbins, vice president for the North American public sector at NVIDIA, wrote in a blog post published Monday the three-day GTC DC event will include panel discussions and …

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SES Government Solutions’ Paul Damphousse Named FAA Space Transport Adviser

Paul Damphousse, senior director of business development at SES‘ government solutions subsidiary, has joined the commercial space transportation advisory committee of the  Federal Aviation Administration. Elaine Chao, secretary of the Transportation Department, appointed Damphousse as COMSTAC’s senior industry representative and member to provide counsel to the government, SES said Wednesday. Damphousse said …

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Former GSA Deputy CIO Steve Grewal Named Cohesity Federal CTO

Steve Grewal, formerly deputy chief information officer at the General Services Administration, has joined Cohesity as chief technology officer of federal and Eastern U.S. business at the San Jose, California-based data storage vendor. The 15-year government information technology veteran will lead Cohesity’s expansion efforts expansion efforts in the federal market, Cohesity said Wednesday. Prior to his two-year tenure …

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Johns Hopkins APL Licenses Govt-Funded Explosive Detection Canine Training Aid to Gallant

Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory has developed and licensed a tool for training canine teams to detect peroxide-based homemade explosives. APL said Monday it granted Gallant Technologies rights to produce and market the government-funded canine training aid through a licensing agreement. “Technologies like these will help prevent and deter devastating attacks, …

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DXC’s Earl Matthews: DoD Could Address Cyber Workforce Shortfall Through Civilian Reserve Corps

Earl Matthews, vice president of DXC Technology‘s enterprise security solutions group, has said that the U.S. government and Defense Department should consider establishing a civilian reserve cyber corps to address the shortage of cyber personnel. Matthews wrote in an article posted Friday on SIGNAL magazine that the civilian cyber corps can be modeled …

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GSA Unveils First Task Order for CDM Program Phase 3

The General Services Administration has begun to solicit proposals for the first task order under the third phase of a governmentwide effort to protect civilian government agency websites from cyber attacks, FCW reported Friday. The initial task order under the Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation program Phase 3 will cover “Group …

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DOT Taps Evans for Volpe Center Mgmt Consulting Services

The Transportation Department has awarded Evans one of four prime contracts worth a combined $34 million to provide management consulting services to DOT’s Volpe National Transportation Systems Center in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Evans said Thursday its team members on the contract are Grant Thornton, Infina, Regulus Group, CSSI and InDev. Task areas encompass budgeting, …

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DOT to Seek Bids on Civil Integrated Mgmt Data Standards Identification Research Project

The Transportation Department’s Federal Highway Administration plans to issue a solicitation for proposals on June 15 for a research project that seeks to identify and develop digital transportation data standards and governance approaches to support the creation of a Civil Integrated Management framework. FHWA said in a FedBizOpps notice published …

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