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Former AT&T Exec Anthony Robbins Joins Nvidia as North American Public Sector VP

Anthony Robbins, former vice president for defense at AT&T‘s (NYSE: T) global public sector business, has joined California-based technology firm Nvidia (Nasdaq: NVDA) as VP for the North American public sector. He will lead NVIDIA’s federal and defense business operations across the region as well as its higher education and research …

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Google’s Aileen Black: Cloud a ‘Fueling Agent’ in Big Data Analytics

Aileen Black, executive director, industry lead and group leader for the U.S. government at Google’s cloud business, has said government agencies should consider three factors when migrating to the cloud and one of those is to understand the cloud’s capability to address the gap between the mission or user and …

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IBM’s Greg Souchack: Watson AI, Analytics to Drive Army Condition-Based Maintenance Effort

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 29, 2017 — Greg Souchack, partner for managed services and cloud solutions at IBM‘s (NYSE: IBM) global business services unit, has said the U.S. Army can utilize the Watson artificial intelligence technology to establish an “analytical edge” for condition-based maintenance, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. “[Watson] can read and analyze pools of …

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Intel Posts $1B Investment to Drive AI Innovation; Brian Krzanich Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 20, 2017 — Intel (Nasdaq: INTC) seeks to support startup companies and other partners in government, academia and local communities with an estimated $1 billion investment that is aimed to advance the development of artificial intelligence technologies, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. “Our belief is that AI will …

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Greg Souchack: IBM’s Watson AI to Support Army Logistics Unit’s Transportation Cost Analysis

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 13, 2017 — Greg Souchack, partner for managed services and cloud solutions at IBM’s (NYSE: IBM) global business services unit, has said the company’s Watson artificial intelligence technology will work to help the U.S. Army perform an analysis of the cost of transporting military equipment, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. C4ISRNet reported …

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IBM Invests in $240M AI Research Lab at MIT

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 8, 2017 — IBM (NYSE: IBM) has entered into a partnership with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology to establish a $240 million laboratory that will facilitate joint research and development efforts in artificial intelligence, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said Thursday it will work with MIT to …

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Lockheed’s Rick Ambrose: AR/VR, 3D Printing & AI to Shape Satellite Production

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 18, 2017 — Rick Ambrose, executive vice president of Lockheed Martin‘s (NYSE: LMT) space systems segment, has said the future of satellite production will be driven by developments in augmented and virtual reality, 3D printing and artificial intelligence, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. Ambrose, an inductee into Executive Mosaic’s Wash100 for 2017, …

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AWS Eyes Defense Applications for AI-Based Image Analysis Tech

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 9, 2017 — Amazon Web Services (Nasdaq: AMZN) has utilized an artificial intelligence service designed to help recognize objects, scenes and faces in images in a demonstration of its potential applications for Defense Department programs, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The company said Monday Amazon Rekognition is based on deep learning …

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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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FTC Clears HIG Capital’s $283M NCI Purchase

The Federal Trade Commission has given antitrust approval for global private equity firm H.I.G. Capital’s proposed $283 million cash acquisition of government information technology services contractor NCI (Nasdaq: NCIT). FTC granted early termination of the required waiting period for the deal under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976, NCI said …

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