Technology

AWS Launches Aerospace and Satellite Solutions Business Segment; Lockheed’s Rick Ambrose Quoted

Rick Ambrose EVP Lockheed Martin

Amazon Web Services has unveiled a new business segment that will focus on bringing AWS platforms and services to the space market. Clint Crosier, a retired U.S. Air Force major general and former director of space force planning at the U.S. Space Force, will lead the company’s Aerospace and Satellite Solutions business segment.

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Siemens Selects Everbridge Platform for Critical Event Mgmt; Marco Mille, Javier Colado Quoted

Siemens

Everbridge announced Tuesday that Siemens will adopt its critical event management platform to help safeguard employees and operations in the event of a major incident. Siemens also agreed to share domain knowledge, artificial intelligence and machine learning tools with Everbridge as part of a technology alliance.

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ThoughtSpot’s Monica McEwen: Agency Nontechnical Staff Could Harness AI With Search-Driven Analytics

Monica McEwen Public Sector VP ThoughtSpot

Monica McEwen, vice president of public sector at ThoughtSpot, said search-driven analytics could help government agencies enable nontechnical personnel to leverage the power of artificial intelligence in deriving insights from large data volumes.

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IHS Markit Selects AWS Preferred Cloud Infrastructure Provider; Mike Clayville Quoted

Mike Clayville VP AWS

IHS Markit has selected Amazon Web Services as its preferred cloud infrastructure provider and will transfer its data processing infrastructure, corporate platforms and end user applications to AWS to accelerate innovation and improve resiliency, AWS announced Monday

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Ty Schieber: CMMC to Use DoD Information Network to Store Contractors’ Audit Data

Ty Schieber Board Chairman CMMC

Ty Schieber, board chairman of the accreditation body for the Pentagon’s Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification program, said certification and audit data of contractors seeking accreditation under CMMC will be hosted on the Department of Defense Information Network, Nextgov reported Tuesday.

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Accenture Plans New Tech Center to Support Federal Clients; John Goodman Quoted

John Goodman Federal Services CEO Accenture

The federal subsidiary of Accenture (NYSE: ACN) announced it will establish a center in St. Louis to provide digital, cloud, automation, artificial intelligence and cyber technology support to customer agencies, the company announced Tuesday. “The region’s skilled talent, vibrant technology ecosystem and strong commitment to collaboration between government, civic, business, academic and community partners make St. Louis the ideal location for our new Advanced Technology Center," said  John Goodman, CEO of Accenture Federal Services and 2020 Wash100 Award recipient.

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DataRobot’s Chad Cisco: Automated Machine Learning Could Help Agency Employees Leverage AI

Chad Cisco

Chad Cisco, general manager of federal business at DataRobot, said artificial intelligence could help glean insights from massive amounts of data and agencies could allow their employees to take advantage of AI through the use of automated machine learning.

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HP Federal’s Todd Gustafson: DoD’s CMMC Program to Transform Tech Procurement Procedures

Todd Gustafson

Todd Gustafson, president of HP’s federal arm, wrote in a commentary published Monday on Federal News Network that the Department of Defense’s implementation of the Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification program marks “an important step in enabling a more secure government.”

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