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Deloitte, Attest Push Blockchain-Based Digital ID Apps for Gov’t

TYSONS CORNER, VA, November 7, 2018 — Deloitte and its partner Attest will offer government customers access to the latter’s blockchain-based digital identity technologies in an effort to secure the personal data of citizens, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The professional services firm said Monday the blockchain-enabled Attest Wallet and Attest Enterprise applications, respectively, …

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IBM to Develop Blockchain-Based Public Health Info Tracking System for CDC

TYSONS CORNER, VA, September 6, 2018 — IBM (NYSE: IBM) will work with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on a project that aims to utilize blockchain technology to build a secure and transparent public health information system, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. Fast Company reported Tuesday that the planned blockchain-based system …

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Accenture, Thales Unveil Blockchain Tech for Supply Chain Security at Farnborough Air Show

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 17, 2018 — Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has collaborated with Thales to demonstrate a blockchain-based supply chain security system at the Farnborough Air Show that runs through July 22 in England, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The platform, which is based on Linux‘s Hyperledger Fabric project, is designed to detect, …

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Booz Allen Hamilton Helps FDA Test Healthcare Blockchain Technology

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 26, 2018 — Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE: BAH) has helped develop and test a blockchain-based platform designed to help the Food and Drug Administration’s Office of Translational Sciences explore how to use the technology for healthcare applications, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The platform, which is currently implemented …

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Accenture: Majority of Aerospace & Defense Companies Plan Blockchain Adoption by 2021

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 14, 2018 — Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has found in a study that 86 percent of aerospace and defense companies intend to apply blockchain technologies into their corporate systems over the next three years, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Tuesday the “Launchpad to Relevance: Aerospace & …

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Tommy Gardner: HP Federal Explores Tech, Pushes Cybersecurity Amid 4 Megatrends

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 23, 2018 — Tommy Gardner, chief technology officer of HP Federal, has said he is continuing to explore potential technology projects in areas such as blockchain and artificial intelligence as the company monitors the megatrends of rapid urbanization, hyper globalization, accelerated innovation and changing demographics. He told …

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Siemens Expands LO3 Partnership With New Investment in Blockchain-Based Energy Tech

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 29, 2017 — Siemens has placed an investment with LO3 Energy under a Series A funding round to expand an existing partnership that seeks to advance blockchain-based technology applications for energy management, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The investment is aimed to drive joint programs to establish self-sufficient microgrids as …

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N2Grate’s Steve Halligan Looks to Software-Defined Networking as Growth Opportunity

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 13, 2017 — Steve Halligan, co-founder of information technology company n2Grate Government Technology Solutions, has said software-defined networking is a key growth area as organizations seek to adopt proactive network management to address threats and vulnerabilities. He told ExecutiveBiz in an interview published Thursday that cloud and …

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IBM Watson Health, CDC Study Blockchain Tech for Data Processing

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 26, 2017 — IBM‘s (NYSE: IBM) Watson Health unit is working with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on research efforts in the area of blockchain technology for data processing applications, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. Fast Company reported Wednesday that IBM Chief Science Officer Shahram Ebadollahi announced the …

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GovCon Wire’s Weekly Roundup: Blockchain’s Impact on Industry & More

Weekly Roundup May 8 – May 12 2017 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson It’s been nearly a decade since Satoshi Nakamoto first dreamt up the core component of the technology known as blockchain – the decentralized, digital currency Bitcoin has evolved …

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