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In-Q-Tel Taps Lilt for Human-Machine Translation Platform Offering to Gov’t

TYSONS CORNER, VA, December 26, 2018 — In-Q-Tel has entered into a partnership to offer Lilt‘s machine translation technology to government agencies in support of efforts to increase accessibility to information, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The nonprofit intelligence community investor said Thursday the MT platform works to augment the work of …

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SSL Lines Up 4 Satellites With [its Next-Generation] Solar Electric Propulsion After 2 Launches in 2018

TYSONS CORNER, VA, December 21, 2018 — SSL has deployed its solar electric propulsion system this year as part of two communications satellite launches as the company eyes further use of its electric engine technology in future space missions, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The Maxar Technologies (NYSE: MAXR) company said Wednesday the SPT-140 propulsion …

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General Dynamics OTS, Partners Advance to ‘Iron Fist Light APS’ Program Phase 2

TYSONS CORNER, VA, December 21, 2018 — A General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) business unit and its partners Elbit Systems and IMI have secured clearance from the Army Requirements Oversight Council to advance their work on an active protection system for the U.S. Army‘s Bradley Fighting Vehicle fleet, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. General Dynamics …

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Deloitte Lands Navy Contract for Shipboard Network Virtual Training Environment

TYSONS CORNER, VA, December 21, 2018 — Deloitte will work to develop a cloud-based training virtual environment for the U.S. Navy‘s enterprise shipboard network and provide associated analysis and training services under a potential $23M contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The Department of Defense said Wednesday Deloitte Consulting will deliver the TVE to host …

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Accenture’s Dominic Delmolino Discusses IT Modernization Challenges Following Report

Accenture reported on Monday that the IT modernization of U.S. federal agencies has accelerated in 2018, but still faces significant challenges. The State of Federal IT 2018 report revealed that only 47 percent of IT decisionmakers believe their efforts contributed to mission agility. In addition, only 39 percent transform mission …

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Hortonworks’ Shaun Bierweiler Talks Enterprise Open Source Tools’ Use in Emergency Mgmt

TYSONS CORNER, VA, December 20, 2018 — Shaun Bierweiler, vice president of Hortonworks‘ (Nasdaq: HDP) U.S. public sector business, has said enterprise open source tools such as Apache NiFi and Hadoop work to support emergency and disaster response operations by deriving actionable intelligence from data, ExecutiveBiz reported Dec. 3. Bierweiler, who …

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ViON’s David Kushner: Data Center-as-a-Service to Bring Flexibility to IT Modernization

TYSONS CORNER, VA, December 20, 2018 — David Kushner, vice president of federal sales at ViON, has said the company is looking to leverage the data center-as-a-service model as an end-to-end strategy for data management amid efforts by customers to address different requirements for different workloads. Kushner told ExecutiveBiz in …

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Carahsoft Added as Authorized AWS Cloud Distributor to Public Sector

TYSONS CORNER, VA, December 20, 2018 — Amazon Web Services has designated Carahsoft Technology as an authorized distributor of AWS products and services to the government in a move that builds on their current reseller agreement, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. Carahsoft said Tuesday its reseller and managed services provider partners can now …

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Mitre Taps Simudyne to Market Analytics-Powered Financial Crisis Modeling Tool

TYSONS CORNER, VA, December 20, 2018 — Mitre and its partner Simudyne have unveiled a modeling tool that utilizes data analytics to help central banks and other financial institutions gain insights on market trends and identify potential crisis indicators, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The nonprofit firm said Tuesday it has licensed Simudyne to commercialize …

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NT Concepts’ Gavin Greene Previews AI/ML, Edge Computing Goals for 2019

TYSONS CORNER, VA, December 19, 2018 — Gavin Greene, vice president of business development at NT Concepts, has said the company will work in 2019 to build on its capabilities in artificial intelligence and machine learning to support customer missions, particularly in the field of national security. Greene told ExecutiveBiz …

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