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Interior Dept Taps 3 Firms for OFF Federal Accounting System Support IDIQ

The Interior Department has selected IBM (NYSE: IBM), Deloitte and Summit2Sea Consulting to provide Oracle Federal Financials accounting system support for the agency’s Financial Management Line of Business program. A FedBizOpps notice posted Friday says IBM and Deloitte’s consulting business will compete for up to $120M in task orders under …

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Army Hands Down $37.4B Professional Engineering Services Contract

The U.S. Army has revealed a new roster of industry partners under a potential $37.4B contract that covers knowledge-based professional engineering support services to command, control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance programs. The Army Contracting Command received 388 bids for the Responsive Strategic Sourcing for Service procurement vehicle via …

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IBM Unveils Mobile SOC to Deliver On-Site Cyber Training, Demo Incident Response

TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 16, 2018 — IBM (NYSE: IBM) has transformed a tractor trailer into a mobile security operations center that aims to deliver on-site cybersecurity support and training at various locations across the U.S. and Europe, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The company said Monday the IBM X-Force Command Cyber Tactical …

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Google Withdraws Plans to Bid for DoD’s JEDI Cloud Contract

Google has dropped plans to compete for the Defense Department’s potential 10-year, $10B Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure cloud procurement contract, Federal News Network reported Monday. “We couldn’t be assured that it would be aligned with our artificial intelligence (AI) principles,” Aileen Black, an executive director at Google, said of the JEDI contract. …

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Tom Reilly: Cloudera-Hortonworks Merger Aims to Help Enterprises Work Across All Cloud Providers

Tom Reilly, CEO of Cloudera (NYSE: CLDR), told CNBC in an interview that aired Friday the proposed merger of the Palo Alto, Calif.-based software firm with Hortonworks (Nasdaq: HDP) will create a new company that will deliver software across all major cloud service providers. “We work on Amazon, Microsoft, Google, the IBM Cloud, …

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FDA Selects Four Firms to Develop Automated Biological Product Reporting Methods

The Food and Drug Administration has awarded four companies contracts worth up to $75M each to develop automated methods for reporting adverse drug events. IBM (NYSE: IBM), Acumen, Dovel Technologies and IQVIA Government Solutions will use artificial intelligence, machine learning, natural language processing and other automation techniques to create data collection and analysis systems …

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IBM to Develop Neural Inference Hardware & Software for Air Force

TYSONS CORNER, VA, September 24, 2018 — IBM (NYSE: IBM) will research, design, build, integrate and deliver a new neural inference system for the U.S. Air Force under a $14.8M contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The Defense Department said Thursday the company will work on the hardware and software for the “NorthPole” machine …

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Tech Companies to Help NIST Establish ‘Trusted Cloud’ to Support Workloads; Cameron Chehreh Quoted

TYSONS CORNER, VA, September 17, 2018 — Technology companies including Dell EMC, Gemalto, HyTrust, IBM (NYSE: IBM), Intel (Nasdaq: INTC), RSA and VMware (NYSE: VMW) will work with the National Institute of Standards and Technology on a project to establish a “Trusted Cloud” that will ensure the security and privacy of workloads, …

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Fluor Taps IBM Watson AI, Analytics to Track Status of Infrastructure Projects

TYSONS CORNER, VA, September 17, 2018 — Fluor (NYSE: FLR) will deploy IBM‘s (NYSE: IBM) Watson artificial intelligence and analytic technologies to build real-time diagnostic tools that will work to monitor complex engineering, procurement and construction projects, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The EPC Project Health Diagnostics and Market Dynamics/Spend Analytics systems will …

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