Tag Archives: automation

Ginnie Mae Awards CGI BPA to Establish Digital Transformation Strategy; Stefan Becker Quoted

Stefan Becker

CGI has been awarded a one-year blanket purchase agreement (BPA) by the Government National Mortgage Association (Ginnie Mae) within the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to support the Digital Asset Management Solution (DAMS). The BPA has included four option years. Under the BPA, CGI will help Ginnie Mae establish an enterprise-wide strategy for document, record and content management.

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Gen. Jay Raymond: Space Force Establishing Digital Service, Strategic Roadmap

Gen. Jay Raymond

Gen. Jay Raymond, chief of space operations at the U.S. Space Force and a 2020 Wash100 Award recipient, wrote in a commentary published Monday on Defense News that the service branch is establishing a digital service that leverages the latest technology platforms to provide economic stability and security to the U.S. and its allies.

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DARPA Program Finds AI Algorithm to Defeat Human Pilot; Justin Mock, Col. Daniel Javorsek Quoted

DARPA

During a Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) competition program, an artificial intelligence (AI) algorithm, developed by Heron Systems, defeated a human F-16 fighter pilot in a virtual dogfight simulation, C4ISRNET reported on Friday.

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Accenture Partners with Equinor to Migrate SAP Software to Microsoft Azure; Gunnar Presthus Quoted

Accenture

Accenture has partnered with Equinor, an international energy company, to migrate Equinor’s SAP software environment to Microsoft Azure public cloud. Accenture will support Equinor’s business objectives to optimize IT costs and increase cost transparency. 

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Jacobs Launches Ion IIoT Platform to Track COVID-19 Outbreaks; Jennifer Richmond Quoted

Jennifer Richmond

Jacobs ion, an Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), data integration and visualization platform, will provide location-aware technology and automated intelligence to COVID-19 contact tracing efforts in the event of an outbreak, the company announced on Thursday

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Tamr Secures $60M Contract to Automate Air Force Configurations; Mike Gormley Quoted

Tamr

Tamr has been awarded a potential five-year, $60 million contract from the U.S. Air Force SEEK EAGLE Office (AFSEO) to accelerate and automate the flight certification process and provide recommendations for new flight configurations, the company announced on Thursday.

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Pivot3 Launches Automation & Intelligence Features to Intelligence Engine Platform; Ben Bolles, Bruce Milne Quoted

Ben Bolles

Pivot3 has launched new automation and intelligence enhancements to its Acuity software platform to address the system administration, maintenance and availability challenges within large-scale video surveillance deployments, the company reported on Wednesday

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Mary Comans: FEMA Eyes RPA Bots to Improve Grant Payment Process

Mary Comans

Mary Comans, chief financial officer at the Federal Emergency Management Agency, said FEMA is considering using robotic process automation bots to automate the process of awarding emergency preparedness funds and other grants to recipients as it responds to the COVID-19 pandemic, hurricanes and other crises, FedScoop reported Thursday.

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TSA Issues Report on 2022 Modernization Priorities

TSA

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has released a report detailing its priorities iand what the agency hopes to achieve through 2022 and ahead of its 25th anniversary in 2026. The Administrator's Intent 2.0 report serves as a blueprint for TSA’s efforts to improve the security of the U.S. transportation system, promote agile response and improve workforce support.

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