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John Veihmeyer: KPMG Finalizes Link Analytics Buy as Big Data Continues to ‘Fundamentally Transform’ Decision Making

KPMG LLP has closed its purchase of analytical services provider Link Analytics for an undisclosed sum in an effort to help clients manage their operations by increasing usage of big data. Link Analytics employees will be a part of KPMG’s advisory business as both firms aim to work with customers …

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RSA’s Mike Brown on Information Sharing, Cloud and Big Data’s Role in Protecting Against Cyber Threats

Mike Brown, the retired Navy rear admiral and current vice president and general manager of RSA‘s global public  sector, recently caught up with ExecutiveBiz to discuss how RSA, the security arm of EMC, is working to fend off the next generation of cyber threats. The more-than-30-year military veteran says he …

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CRGT Completes Integration of Big Data Provider Guident; Tom Ferrando Comments

CRGT announced it has fully integrated Guident, a big data and analytics technology provider it acquired early this year, into CRGT’s information technology services portfolio. CRGT has been providing cybersecurity, agile development, mobility and infrastructure optimization services to federal customers for more than 25 years and is currently made-up of 1, 200 …

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Potomac Officers Club Presents Big Data Symposium with Speakers from Booz Allen, Sqrrl and NGA

On Thursday, the Potomac Officers Club will present its next event in a series of interactive breakfasts, “Big Data Analytics – Critical Support for the Agency Mission.” The symposium, which offers pivotal insight from thought leaders in government and private industry on the forefront of big data technology and best …

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DRC, Army Directorate Ink Big Data Tech R&D Pact

Dynamics Research Corp. has signed a cooperative research and development agreement with a U.S. Army directorate to develop and evaluate technologies for the Distributed Common Ground System. The company will work with intelligence and information warfare directorate in the Army’s Communications-Electronics Research, Development and Engineering Center under the partnership, DRC said Tuesday. …

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CSC Acquires Big Data Firm Infochimps; Jim Kaskade Comments

Computer Sciences Corp. (NYSE: CSC) has acquired Infochimps Inc. with the goal of expanding its big data customer base. Sashi Reddi, CSC vice president and general manager, will lead the wholly owned subsidiary under CSC’s big data and analytics business unit, Infochimps said Tuesday. Jim Kaskade, Infochimps CEO, said the …

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Potomac Officers Club Unveils Speaker Lineup for Big Data Analytics Summit

On the heels of its mobility summit, the Potomac Officers Club is excited to announce a lineup of government and business leaders for its next forum focused on the area of next-generation technologies in the public sector. Leaders from both the public and private sector attend POC between 12 and …

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Raytheon Buys Big Data Software Provider Visual Analytics; Lynn Dugle Comments

Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has purchased big data management software provider Visual Analytics Inc. for an undisclosed amount, aiming to grow its portfolio of data sharing, visualization and analytics offerings. The acquisition also seeks to grow Raytheon’s knowledge management solutions user interface to Raytheon’s portfolio for public sector clients, Raytheon said …

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Mark Gerencser On Harnessing Big Data’s ‘Big Implications’ for Business

Harnessing big data offers companies the potential to use analytics to upgrade product and service lines, adapt to consumer needs and better understand the impact of their business decisions, Mark Gerencser writes in an upcoming issue of University of Maryland, University College’s Achiever magazine. But, big data’s “big implications” for business growth are …

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Mike Lawrie: CSC Pushing For Cloud, Cyber, Big Data Business Mix

Computer Sciences Corp. (NYSE: CSC) is increasing its investments in target areas of cloud computing, cybersecurity and big data to pursue growth, CEO Mike Lawrie said Tuesday. According to the Washington Business Journal, Lawrie said during an earnings call with investors that the company saw increases in those three areas …

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