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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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CACI, Qlarion Vet Ian Graham Joins Salient CRGT as Data Analytics & Business Solutions VP

Ian Graham, formerly vice president for the federal division at information technology and services firm Qlarion, has joined Salient CRGT as VP for data analytics and business solutions. Graham will be responsible for the company’s efforts to grow its data analytics and big data portfolio as well as oversee data analytics …

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Splunk’s Kevin Davis: Big Data, Analytics Tools Could Help Agencies Derive Operational Intell from Machine Data

Kevin Davis, vice president for public sector at Splunk (Nasdaq: SPLK), has said government agencies should implement big data and analytics platforms in an effort to generate insights or “operational intelligence” from machine data and facilitate the decision-making process. Davis wrote that the collection, correlation and analysis of machine data could help organizations …

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NTT Data Conducts Big Data, Traffic Simulation Tech Study in China

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 29, 2016 — NTT Data (NYSE: NTT) and the Institute of Software – Chinese Academy of Sciences have tested the use of big data and traffic simulation technology to control traffic signals in efforts to mitigate traffic congestion in Guiyang, China, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The results indicated …

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Pentaho’s Quentin Gallivan: Open-Source Framework, Analytics Tools Key to Agencies’ Data Integration Efforts

Quentin Gallivan, CEO of Hitachi Data Systems’ Pentaho subsidiary, has said government agencies should develop a “centralized” plan that seeks to leverage the use of business analytics tools and an open-source framework like Hadoop in order to facilitate data integration and access. Gallivan wrote that agencies should adopt an open-source framework …

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Mark Scallion: SAP Eyes Data Analytics, Agile Business Transformation for Fed Civilian Sector

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 22, 2016 — Mark Scallion, vice president of SAP‘s (NYSE: SAP) public services unit, has stated that SAP’s federal civilian business has seen increased business in big data and analytics as it works to help agencies consolidate their data into a single platform. Scallion told ExecutiveBiz in …

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SAP’s Laura Grant: In-Memory Computing, Analytics Could Help Agencies Derive Insights From Big Data

Laura Grant, head of digital innovation for public sector at SAP (NYSE: SAP), has said federal agencies should adopt in-memory computing platforms combined with data analytics tools in order to generate insights from large data sets and facilitate the decision-making process. Grant wrote that agencies should implement agile platforms that …

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Arlington Capital Partners Merges EOIR With Proteus Technologies, Intelligent Software Solutions to Form Polaris Alpha

Arlington Capital Partners has established a new company known as Polaris Alpha after the Washington-based private equity firm merged its portfolio company EOIR Technologies with cybersecurity firm Proteus Technologies and data analysis platforms provider Intelligent Software Solutions. Polaris Alpha will work to provide software and other technology platforms across ground, maritime, aerial, space, electromagnetic …

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Software-Defined Wide-Area Networking Could Power Government Digital Transformation; Davis Johnson Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 8, 2016 — Davis Johnson, U.S. public sector vice president at Riverbed Technology, has stated that software-defined wide-area networking could support the federal government’s digital transformation efforts in spite of the challenges posed by legacy information platforms, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The SD-WAN will aid DevOps, customer …

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