Tag Archives: big data

Accenture Acquires Byte Prophecy to Grow Enterprise-Scale AI, Digital Analytics Solutions; Piyush Singh, Athina Kanioura, Mrugank Parikh Quoted

Athina Kanioura

Accenture has acquired Byte Prophecy, an automated insights and big data analytics company based in Ahmedabad, India, to meet the growing demand for enterprise-scale AI and digital analytics solutions across the region, the company reported on Monday. Financial terms of the acquisition were not disclosed.

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Quantum has Appointed Ed Fiore, Mark Bakke, Bruno Hald to Leadership Positions to Restructure Engineering Division; Jamie Lerner Quoted

Quantum Corp. has announced the reorganization of its engineering division to strengthen its archive and data protection, the company announced on Wednesday

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Accenture Acquires AlphaBeta Advisors to Expand Analytics-Led Strategy Capabilities; Bob Easton, Andrew Charlton Quoted

Accenture has acquired AlphaBeta Advisors, a privately held Australian consultancy that combines business strategy, data analytics and econometrics to advise leading organizations on how to respond to profound technological, economic and social change, to enable Accenture to expand its analytics-led Strategy capabilities in market, Accenture announced on Friday.

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Accenture Acquires Pragsis Bidoop to Boost AI, Big Data Portfolio; Athina Kanioura Quoted

Accenture announced on Tuesday that Pragsis Bidoop, a Spanish company with strong expertise in big data, artificial intelligence and advanced analytics, has been acquired by Accenture for an undisclosed price to boost the company’s portfolio and capabilities in those areas.

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OPM Issues Federal Guidance for Adding ‘Data Scientist’ Job Title

The Office of Personnel Management issued a memorandum allowing federal agencies to add “data scientist” job titles to a number of positions to establish the role of chief data officers and their support personnel and support the President’s Management Agenda and the Foundation for Evidence-Based Policymaking Act of 2018, Nextgov reported Tuesday.

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USAF Hosts Discussion to Address Pilot Oxygen System Issues

The U.S. Air Force joined experts from the U.S. Navy, NASA, industry and academia to discuss on how to address physiological safety issues of T-6 on-board oxygen generating systems. USAF said Wednesday that it hopes to address the matter by accelerating procurement of new technologies, bolstering research efforts and applying research findings to procurement policy. The discussions took place at a conference in late May at Joint Base San Antonio-Randolph. 

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DIA Works on New Tool to Help Military Utilize Big Data

The Defense Intelligence Agency is developing a new data analytics tool to help federal analysts and planners better collect and analyze big data for intelligence and understand operations of adversaries. The Machine-Assisted Analytic Rapid-Repository System utilizes cloud computing, artificial intelligence and machine learning to modernize existing military databases, DIA said Thursday

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CIO Andrea Norris on NIH’s Core Data Network, Digital Transformation Effort

Andrea Norris, chief information officer at the National Institutes of Health, said her office moves approximately 6 petabytes of data each day through a core computational network, Federal News Network reported Thursday. “Our backbone network is one core because the predominant data that we’re moving through there is scientific by far, but we do have set up in some cases, we architect virtual local networks for specialized scientific instrumentation,” Norris said on the network’s Federal Monthly Insights - Digital Transformation.

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