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IBM’s Watson to Help Public Safety Org Analyze Guidance for Emergency Comms

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 16, 2017 — IBM‘s (NYSE: IBM) cognitive computing technologies will be integrated into the Association of Public-Safety Communications Officials International’s 9-1-1 guidance software in efforts to gain insight on emergency communications, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The company said Monday APCO International will utilize Watson Speech-to-Text and Watson Analytics for the IntelliComma guide card software …

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Exec Nicole Gardner Helps Form New Council at IBM’s Government Thought Leadership Arm

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 14, 2017 — Nicole Gardner, vice president and head of the Public Service Eminence Academy at IBM‘s (NYSE: IBM) global business services unit, has helped establish the Former Government Executives Council at the IBM Center for the Business of Government, GovCon Executive reported Tuesday. Dan Chenok, the …

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COO Jim Chirico to Succeed Kevin Kennedy as Avaya CEO

Jim Chirico, chief operating officer and global sales leader at Avaya, has been named CEO and a board member of the Santa Clara, California-based communications technology firm in a move that takes effect Oct. 1. He will succeed the retiring Kevin Kennedy, who will remain with the company as an adviser, …

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Army Uses IBM’s Watson AI for Stryker Predictive Maintenance; Sam Gordy Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 1, 2017 — IBM (NYSE: IBM) has collaborated with the Army Materiel Command in efforts to deploy the company’s Watson artificial intelligence platform to help predict maintenance needs for the Stryker armored combat vehicles, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. GCN reported Thursday that AMC’s logistics support activity installed sensors …

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7 Firms Land Spots on $115M EPA IT Solutions-Business Info Strategic Support III IDIQ

The Environmental Protection Agency has awarded seven companies positions on a potential five-year, $115 million contract that covers information technology support services to EPA’s environmental information, national program, administrative, field and regional offices. EPA said in a FedBizOpps notice posted Tuesday the awardees under the IT Solutions-Business Information Strategic Support III indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity …

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IBM Selects 5 Recipients of Free Consulting Services Under Smarter Cities Challenge

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 24, 2017 — IBM (NYSE: IBM) will provide free consulting services on public safety, immigration, economic development and affordable housing to five municipalities around the world in efforts to advance the Smarter Cities Challenge program, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The company said Thursday it awarded the consultative engagement grants to San Jose in …

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VMware Hires 20-Year Legal Vet Amy Fliegelman Olli as SVP, General Counsel

Amy Fliegelman Olli, formerly senior vice president and general counsel of Avaya, has been appointed to a similar dual-role at VMware (NYSE: VMW) in a move that takes effect Aug. 28. VMware said Monday that Olli will bring more than 20 years of legal experience in the enterprise technology sector to …

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Report: Gov’t, Military Explore IBM’s Watson, Other AI Tech; Sam Gordy Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 11, 2017 — Sam Gordy, general manager of IBM’s (NYSE: IBM) federal business, has said the U.S. Army has utilized the company’s Watson artificial intelligence platform to predict mechanical issues on Stryker vehicles, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. Gordy, an inductee into Executive Mosaic’s Wash100 for 2017, told FCW in an article published Friday …

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IBM’s Lisa Mascolo: VA-DoD EHR Update Collaboration Key to Health Services Transformation

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 3, 2017 — Lisa Mascolo, managing director for the U.S. federal sector at IBM’s (NYSE: IBM) global business services segment, has said the collaboration between the Department of Veterans Affairs and Defense Department in updating the former’s electronic health records system works to transform services to veterans, ExecutiveGov reported Wednesday. …

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Booz Allen Vet Kenneth Saenz Joins Allegheny as EVP; Arria Hines Comments

Kenneth Saenz, formerly a principal at Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE: BAH), has been named an executive vice president of management and technology services contractor Allegheny Science & Technology. He will oversee energy market-related programs and help AST identify capability areas to deliver program management support and technologies to industry and …

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