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Deloitte: Natural Language Processing Key to Utilize Unstructured Gov’t Data

TYSONS CORNER, VA, January 18, 2018 — A Deloitte report has urged agencies to explore artificial intelligence, particularly the aspect of natural language processing, in order to gain insights from unstructured government data to support policy analysis and decision-making, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. Deloitte said in an article published Wednesday that …

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Potomac Officers Club Hosts 5th Annual Defense Research and Development Summit

On Tuesday, Jan. 15th, Govcon leaders from the public and private sector gathered for the Potomac Officers Club’s 5th Annual Defense Research and Development Summit. The event featured keynote addresses from five of the top leaders in the R&D field. Mary Miller, acting assistant secretary for research and engineering at …

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MTSI Creates AI R&D Lab in Huntsville, Ala.

TYSONS CORNER, VA, January 16, 2018 — Modern Technology Solutions Inc. has unveiled a new research and development facility in Alabama that will house work on artificial intelligence-powered technologies that are geared to support the military, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. MTSI said Friday the laboratory based at its Huntsville office is aimed to …

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Accenture’s Dominic Delmolino Discusses IT Modernization Challenges Following Report

Accenture reported on Monday that the IT modernization of U.S. federal agencies has accelerated in 2018, but still faces significant challenges. The State of Federal IT 2018 report revealed that only 47 percent of IT decisionmakers believe their efforts contributed to mission agility. In addition, only 39 percent transform mission …

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Cisco’s Carl De Groote, Chuck Louisell Talk AI, ML & Analytics for Military Operations

TYSONS CORNER, VA, December 13, 2018 — Cisco Systems (Nasdaq: CSCO) executives Carl De Groote and Chuck Louisell have urged the U.S. military to explore technologies such as artificial intelligence, machine learning and in-line data analytics with an agile and resilient multinetwork architecture to support mission assurance, sustained operations and …

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McAleese and Associates: DoD CIO Dana Deasy Talks Joint AI Center’s Missions at House Panel Hearing

Consulting firm McAleese and Associates has released a report on key takeaways from the testimony of Dana Deasy, chief information officer at the Department of Defense, at a House Armed Services Committee subpanel hearing on artificial intelligence. Deasy appeared Tuesday before the HASC emerging threats subcommittee to discuss the newly established joint …

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McAleese & Associates: Trump Backs $733B to $750B Defense Budget for FY 2020

A new McAleese & Associates report says President Donald Trump appears to have expressed support to a defense budget request of $733B to $750B for fiscal year 2020 following his meeting with lawmakers and other government officials. Trump met with Defense Secretary James Mattis; National Security Adviser John Bolton; Senate Armed Services Committee …

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Symantec Unveils AI-Powered ICS Cybersecurity Platform

TYSONS CORNER, VA, December 7, 2018 — Symantec (Nasdaq: SYMC) has developed a security platform that utilizes artificial intelligence with the goal to protect critical infrastructure and operational technology from cyber threats, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said Wednesday the Industrial Control System Protection Neural is designed to counter malware on USB devices, …

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IBM, Marines Explore AI Tech to Plan Personnel & Equipment Deployments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, December 4, 2018 — IBM (NYSE: IBM) has partnered with the U.S. Marine Corps to implement an artificial intelligence tool that will work to manage personnel and equipment data for planning troop deployments, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. Nextgov reported Thursday the Marines aim to use the technology to determine …

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McAleese & Associates: Military, Gov’t Leaders Discuss Defense Tech Priorities at Reagan Forum

A new McAleese & Associates report says several government and military leaders discussed some of the Pentagon’s technology priorities at the Reagan National Defense Forum in California. Ellen Lord, defense undersecretary for acquisition and sustainment, talked about cybersecurity and the need for strong cyber defenses to counter threats posed by China, including …

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