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Buchanan & Edwards Buys Nat’l Security Consulting Firm R2C; Dennis Kelly Comments

Arlington, Virginia-based government technology advisory services company Buchanan & Edwards has bought Fairfax, Virginia-based Reports and Requirements Company in a push to grow analytics offerings for customers in the national security sector. R2C offers consulting services to intelligence community and national security customers in the areas of data governance, data curation, cyber intelligence, collection management and intelligence training, Buchanan …

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DHS Supplies Visualization Tool for Microsoft-Backed Project to Sequence Mosquito DNA

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 15, 2017 — Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) has utilized a data visualization platform from the Department of Homeland Security to sequence mosquito DNA as part of efforts to establish an early indicator of disease, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. DHS said Thursday the company used the Krona open source software that the National Biodefense …

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Ellen McCarthy, President of Noblis National Security Partners, Included in 2017 Wash100

Executive Mosaic, Tysons Corner, VA March 14, 2017 — Ellen McCarthy, president of the National Security Partners organization at Noblis, has been named to this year’s Executive Mosaic Wash100 for her leadership in the big data and geospatial sectors. The Wash100 is the premier group of private and public sector executives …

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Microsoft Launches New Data Analytics, Visualization Tools on Azure Gov’t Cloud

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 8, 2017 — Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) has unveiled its new data analytics and visualization offerings called HDInsight and Power BI as part of the Azure Government cloud platform, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The company said in a blog post published Monday the services will work to help government …

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Lockheed Martin Utilizes DigitalGlobe’s Geospatial Big Data Analysis Plaform

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Feb. 9, 2017 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has adopted DigitalGlobe‘s (NYSE: DGI)  geospatial big data analytics platform to support the development of new commercial products designed to provide precision coordinates and three-dimensional maps, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. DigitalGlobe said Tuesday Lockheed, along with PrecisionHawk and Video Inform, are part of its GBDX ecosystem of partners and …

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Red Hat, Boston University Form Open Source, Emerging Tech Research Partnership

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Feb. 3, 2017 — Red Hat (NYSE: RHT) has entered into a five-year research and education partnership with Boston University to advance projects, fellowships, internships and other programs on open source technology, cloud, big data, machine learning and automation, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said Wednesday it will invest up …

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Erin Hawley Named VP of DataRobot’s Public Sector Business; Jeremy Achin Comments

Erin Hawley, former director of national security programs at Cloudera, has been appointed as the new vice president of DataRobot‘s public sector business. DataRobot said Monday Hawley will oversee the company’s efforts to create a team and ecosystem of partners that will help develop DataRobot’s predictive analytics products, training and services …

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ICF to Support National Technology Information Service’s Data Projects

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 19, 2017 — ICF is among the the 35 commercial and research partners chosen by the Commerce Department‘s National Technology Information Service as eligible to participate in the agency’s federal-wide data ventures, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Tuesday it will work to support NTIS’ projects on big data, open …

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MacB Eyes Cyber Portfolio Expansion Via Enlighten IT Consulting Purchase

MacAulay-Brown has purchased Enlighten IT Consulting for an undisclosed sum in a push to expand MacB’s portfolio of cybersecurity offerings and client base in the federal market. MacB will operate EITC as a wholly owned subsidiary and that EITC CEO Shawn Justice will directly report to Sid Fuchs, president and …

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Trifacta’s Adam Wilson: Agencies Should Implement Data Wrangling Tools to Facilitate Big Data Analysis

Adam Wilson, CEO of San Francisco-based software firm Trifacta, has said federal agencies should adopt data wrangling platforms and techniques in order to expedite analysis of big data workloads. Wilson wrote that such tools are designed to help agencies deal with a range of complex information and allow analysts to work …

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