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AWS, Eastern Foundry Organize SBA Challenges on Disaster Response, SBIR; Dave Levy Quoted

TYSONS CORNER, VA, December 11, 2018 — Amazon Web Services is set to jointly host a “hackathon” with Eastern Foundry as part of a Small Business Administration project to address disaster response issues and increase access to research grants in support of small businesses, ExecutiveBiz reported Nov. 26. Fedscoop reported …

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AWS-Sponsored Event Produces Projects for State Dept. Diplomacy Center Exhibit

TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 29, 2018 — Amazon Web Services served as sponsor of a State Department-backed “hackathon” in Washington that sought to highlight the use of data visualization to illustrate the impact of diplomatic activities, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. AWS said Thursday the department’s U.S. Diplomacy Center and the World Resources Institute hosted …

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U.S. Digital Service Details Progress on 10 Federal Cyber Modernization Projects

The U.S. Digital Service released its first report to Congress under the Trump administration, detailing its progress on 10 projects to modernize digital functionality within Federal departments. Projects include the General Services Administration’s common identity project login.gov, modernizing the Small Business Administration’s certify site, simplifying the Department of Veterans Affairs’s Vets.gov, sponsoring …

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Booz Allen, TopCoder Co-Host Crowdsourcing Hackathon

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 23, 2016 — Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE: BAH) and TopCoder have partnered to host an on-site and online crowdsourcing hackathon in an effort to highlight the importance of crowdsourced initiatives within the federal sector, GovCon Executive said Tuesday. Participants of the 2016 TopCoder Open took part in challenges for algorithm development, …

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