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UiPath’s Jim Walker: Agencies Could Use Robotic Process Automation as ‘Starting Point’ for AI Adoption

Jim Walker, federal chief technology officer and director of public sector marketing at UiPath, has said government agencies could use robotic process automation as an initial platform to begin investing in artificial intelligence to advance their digital transformation initiatives. Walker wrote that RPA could help agencies improve the delivery of …

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Hitachi Vantara Names Jonathan Martin as CMO, Kristin Machacek Leary as Chief HR Officer

Hitachi Vantara has announced the appointment of Jonathan Martin, a nearly two-decade marketing veteran in the technology industry, as chief marketing officer and Kristin Machacek Leary, a more than 25-year human resources leader, as chief HR officer. Leary and Martin will report to Scott Kelly, chief operating officer and chief …

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Acumen Solutions’ Saurabh Verma, Cristina Miller: PaaS Could Help Agencies Transform Citizen Experience

Saurabh Verma and Cristina Miller of Acumen Solutions have said government agencies should adopt platform as a service to quickly develop and deploy mission-impacting applications designed to improve the citizen experience. Verma and Miller wrote in a joint article that PaaS offers agencies more time to focus on innovation since …

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Fortinet’s Bob Fortna: Security Protocols, Integrated Strategy to Support Gov’t Digital Transformation

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 3, 2019 — Bob Fortna, president of the federal business at Fortinet (Nasdaq: FTNT), said security protocols with segmentation, whitelisting, automatic quarantine and other functionality will work to support government agencies’ cybersecurity and digital transformation efforts, ExecutiveBiz reported March 20. Fortna wrote in a GCN guest …

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MuleSoft’s Shad Imam: APIs Could Offer Agencies Flexibility to Meet Customer Demands

Shad Imam, head of federal pre-sales at MuleSoft, has said agencies seeking to meet changing customer demands should advance connectivity using application programming interfaces. “APIs are quickly becoming core building blocks for digital transformation because they make systems easy to access and allow data to be decoupled from complex underlying …

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SAP NS2 Picks LSI as Secure HANA Cloud Reseller to State/Local Gov’t, Higher Ed

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 29, 2019 — SAP National Security Services‘ Secure HANA Cloud platform will be available to state and local governments as well as higher education institutions through the company’s partnership with consultancy LSI, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. LSI said Wednesday it will resell SAP NS2’s Federal Risk and …

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GTY Buys Six Tech Firms to Create Public Sector-Focused Software Company

GTY Technology Holdings Inc. (Nasdaq: GTYH), a special purpose acquisition company founded by former Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and EMC executives, has wrapped up its purchase of six technology companies in a push to expand presence in the public sector market. The deals resulted in the formation of a new software …

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Davis Johnson Joins Cohesity as Federal VP; Steve Grewal Quoted

Davis Johnson, formerly senior vice president and head of public sector at Riverbed Technology, has joined San Jose, Calif.-based enterprise storage provider Cohesity as VP of federal business. Johnson said in a statement published Tuesday that he will work with the Cohesity team to advance the federal adoption of the …

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SAP NS2, Google Offer New Cloud Service With Data Analytics Tools; Mark Testoni Quoted

TYSONS CORNER, VA, January 31, 2018 — SAP National Security Services and Google (Nasdaq: GOOGL) will work to provide cloud and data capabilities built on the SAP HANA in-memory database system and Google Cloud Platform to drive the digital transformation efforts of public sector customers, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The partnership aims to …

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PwC: Aerospace, Defense Sector Recorded $57.8B in 2018 M&A Deal Value

A new PwC report says the value of mergers and acquisitions in the aerospace and defense sector worldwide reached $57.8B in 2018, reflecting a 19 percent drop from the previous year. Despite the decline, PwC said the deal value in 2018 was 83 percent higher than the 10-year average and the third largest in …

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