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Deloitte Survey Shows Decrease in Digital Satisfaction Among State Financial Leaders

TYSONS CORNER, VA, August 15, 2018 — A joint survey of 71 state financial leaders by Deloitte and the National Association of State Auditors, Comptrollers and Treasurers reveals that respondents’ satisfaction in their organizations’ digital strategy has declined from 64 percent in 2015 to 35 percent this year, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. …

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BAE, Partners to Develop Automated Cyber Defense Tech Under DARPA Program

TYSONS CORNER, VA, August 10, 2018 — BAE Systems will help build tools to support the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency‘s efforts to automatically detect cybersecurity risks in large-scale networks under a potential $5.2 million contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Tuesday it will utilize machine learning and attack modeling capabilities to develop …

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Dell EMC’s Cameron Chehreh: Agencies Should Modernize Data Centers With Converged, Hyperconverged Tech

Cameron Chehreh, chief technology officer of Dell EMC’s federal business, has said government agencies that aim to achieve digital transformation and address mission-critical challenges should begin with data center modernization through the adoption of converged and hyperconverged infrastructure technologies. Chehreh wrote that such technologies work to help agencies fully leverage automation and …

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Peraton to Support Justice Dept. Cyber Forensic Analysis, Reverse Engineering Via Automation

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 31, 2018 — Peraton will supply automation tools and perform forensic analysis and malware reverse-engineering for the Justice Department under a $9.45 million contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The company said Monday it will utilize automation to help build on the Justice Department’s intrusion analysis and malware triage operations and facilitate …

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VMware’s Matthew Schneider: Agencies Should Make Apps Independent of Physical Infrastructure

Matthew Schneider, senior director of government, education and healthcare at VMware (NYSE: VMW), has said agencies seeking to modernize their information technology infrastructure should know more about the security and behavior of their applications and eliminate apps’ reliance on the physical infrastructure. “When an application is independent of the infrastructure, agencies have the …

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Bryan Rich Named Accenture Federal AI, Analytics Lead

Bryan Rich, formerly senior vice president of analytics strategy at Novetta Solutions, has joined Accenture’s (NYSE: ACN) federal services business as managing director of analytics and artificial intelligence solutions. Rich will collaborate with Accenture Federal Services’ technology and data science teams to develop project management, architecture and design capabilities in …

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Report: IBM, Lockheed, Other Companies to Advise New White House Council on US Workforce

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 20, 2018 — IBM (NYSE: IBM) and Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) are among the companies that have been named to an advisory board for a new council co-led by Labor Secretary Alex Acosta and Presidential Adviser Ivanka Trump that focuses on the U.S. workforce, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. Bloomberg …

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DLH’s Helene Fisher: AI, Automation Key Components of Future Federal Healthcare

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 27, 2018 — Helene Fisher, president of mission services and solutions at DLH, has said the automation of trusted data collaboration will bring opportunities to the federal healthcare sector as stakeholders seek to streamline the data analysis process. She told ExecutiveBiz in an interview published June …

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In-Q-Tel Picks Smart Shopping Cart Provider as Winner of AI Pitch Event

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 25, 2018 — In-Q-Tel has selected Focal Systems among 12 finalist startup companies that offered various artificial intelligence technologies as part of a competition that drew more than 70 candidates across industry, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. IQT said Thursday Focal Systems, a developer of smart shopping cart technology, won …

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Dell EMC’s Steve Harris: Automation, Strategic Cloud, Simplified Procurement to Help Cut ‘Technical Debt’

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 21, 2018 — Steve Harris, senior vice president and general manager of the federal business at Dell EMC, has urged federal agencies to focus on automation, cloud modernization and simplified procurement in order to address what he calls a “technical debt,” ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. Harris, a …

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