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Rob Zitz: Cloud, Analytics, AI to Supplement SSL Services in Gov’t Space Sector

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 19, 2017 — Rob Zitz, senior vice president and chief strategy officer of Space Systems Loral‘s government systems business, has said the company sees continued opportunities in the areas of in-orbit satellite servicing, small satellites and space robotics. He told ExecutiveBiz in an interview published Wednesday that …

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George Mason Professor & Former State Dept Official John Hillen Joins Govini Advisory Board

John Hillen, executive-in-residence and professor of practice at George Mason University’s School of Business and a board member at several companies, has joined the board of advisers at Govini. The big data and analytics company said Wednesday Hillen, a 2015 inductee into Executive Mosaic’s Wash100, will work with other industry and former government …

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DigitalGlobe’s Tony Frazier: GEOINT Customers Seeing Benefits of Commercial Tech

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 22, 2017 — Tony Frazier, senior vice president of government solutions at DigitalGlobe (NYSE: DGI), has said intelligence agencies have discovered the impact of commercial technologies such as big data analytics, machine learning and automation in geospatial intelligence operations, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. “[Our] customers are seeing early mission wins …

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Intel, Northrop Among 5 DARPA Partners Selected for Graph Analytics R&D Effort

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 6, 2017 — Intel (Nasdaq: INTC), Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC), Georgia Institute of Technology, a Qualcomm Technologies subsidiary and the Energy Department‘s Pacific Northwest National Laboratory will build a graph analytics processor for the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. DARPA said Friday it selected the …

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Former CIA CTO Gus Hunt Joins Accenture as Federal Cybersecurity Practice Lead

Accenture’s federal services business has hired Gus Hunt, formerly chief architect for hedge fund company Bridgewater Associates, to lead the company’s federal cybersecurity practice. Hunt, who has also served as chief technology officer of CIA, will be in charge of Accenture’s portfolio of cyber hunting, incident response, cloud migration and data-centric security technologies for …

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CACI Wins $77M SPAWAR Clinical Data Analytics Support Task Order; Ken Asbury Comments

CACI International (NYSE: CACI) will develop and maintain clinical analytics systems for the Defense Health Agency under a potential three-year, $76.8 million task order it received from the U.S. Navy. Ken Asbury, CACI president and CEO, said Monday the company will work to apply its healthcare analytics experience in work to provide information technology tools …

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Jim Anderson: BAE Expands MMS Suite with Advanced Threat Detector, Incident Response Tools

TYSONS CORNER, VA April 23, 2015 — Executive Mosaic — ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday on BAE Systems’ rollout of a new threat detection management suite for the North American market. The threat detector leverages analytics tools based on the company’s CyberReveal technology, BAE said Wednesday. The company also announced an incident …

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IT Firm iNovex Acquires Mercury Systems’ Intell Analytics Business

INovex Information Systems has bought the intelligence analytics business of Mercury Systems for an undisclosed amount in a move aimed at growing iNovex’s customer base and market presence. BB&T Capital Markets/Windsor Group acted as the financial adviser to Mercury Systems on the transaction, BB&T Capital Markets said. Maryland-based iNovex offers …

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Intel to Market Cloudera’s Big Data Analytics Offering; Jason Waxman Comments

Intel (NASDAQ: INTC) has invested an undisclosed sum in startup company Cloudera and will market the latter firm’s big data analytics software, the Wall Street Journal reported Friday. Don Clark and Deborah Gage write that Intel intends for the investment to help Cloudera further its Hadoop offering. “We are making the biggest data-center …

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In-Q-Tel-Backed Platfora Gets $38M in Venture Capital; Ben Werther Comments

A big data analytics company funded by In-Q-Tel has received a $38 million investment in the latest round of venture capital from firms such as Tenaya Capital, Citi Ventures and Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO). Platfora now has $65 million in total financing and intends to further bring big data analytics technology into a “fact-based …

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