Tag Archives: Deloitte

Ram Iyer on AI as Part of FDA’s Data Strategy

Ram Iyer

Ram Iyer, chief data officer at the Food and Drug Administration, said FDA embeds artificial intelligence into its overall data strategy as the agency sees opportunities to use AI and data in its core operations. Iyer told Beena Ammanath, executive director of the Deloitte AI Institute, in an interview about the factors FDA considers when it comes to building an AI-ready workforce.

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Deloitte Report: Agencies Accelerate Digital Journeys in 3 Aspects to Meet Demand for Digital Services

Government Trends 2021

A report from The Deloitte Center for Government Insights says the COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated governments’ digital transformation efforts with agencies advancing their digital journeys by scaling their digital infrastructure, investing in citizen connectivity and establishing a more digital workforce.

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Monica McEwen and Amy Chaput Join Deloitte As Managing Directors

Monica McEwen

Deloitte announced on Monday that Amy Chaput and Monica McEwen have joined the company’s Government & Public Services (GPS) consulting practice as managing directors in Deloitte’s Analytics and Cognitive practice to help address complex challenges public sector organizations face. Chaput and McEwen will lead mission solutions development with defense, homeland security, and intelligence clients as managing directors. 

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U.S. Companies Continue to Secure Defense Deals Amid Pandemic-Related Slowdown

Global Defense Industry

The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted the growth of the global defense industry as governments increase spending on efforts aimed at countering the public health and economic effects of the coronavirus. Economic and logistical challenges due to the pandemic have disrupted defense sales, manufacturing and development, resulting in production irregularities and increasing costs for many defense contractors.

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Deloitte Partners With Chatterbox To Create Ethical AI Technology; Beena Ammanath Quoted

Deloitte

Deloitte AI Institute announced Monday a new partnership with Chatterbox Labs to develop Model Insights for Trustworthy AI, a Deloitte-branded product that will assist organizations address artificial intelligence (AI) ethics by monitoring, updating, and validating private and public sector AI models. "Rapid developments in AI have unlocked incredible opportunities for organizations globally," concluded Ammanath. 

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Deloitte Launches Salesforce-Powered Digital Contact Center

Deloitte Digital

Deloitte Digital, in partnership with Salesforce, has introduced a new offering that will combine its experience in large scale contact center transformations and human-centered design to enhance customer experience for contact centers. "Deloitte Digital is focused on elevating the human experience for customers, members, citizens and agents – and with Salesforce, we can enhance the way service is performed at every touchpoint," said Dave Couture of Deloitte.

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Deloitte Names Matt Gentile as Head of Government and Public Services Advisory Practice

Matt Gentile

Deloitte has appointed Matt Gentile, the company’s principal with Deloitte Risk & Financial Advisory, Deloitte Transactions and Business Analytics, as the new head of Deloitte’s government and public services Advisory practice. “In the last decade at Deloitte, I’ve had the pleasure of serving dozens of dynamic clients with world-class talent in our government practice,” said Gentile. 

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Deloitte, NASCIO Publish 2020 Cybersecurity Study; Meredith Ward, Srini Subramanian Quoted

Srini Subramanian

Deloitte and The National Association of State Chief Information Officers (NASCIO) have published a 2020 Cybersecurity Study, "States at Risk: The Cybersecurity Imperative in Uncertain Times," Deloitte reported on Wednesday. The study has been created through responses from 51 U.S. state and territory enterprise-level chief information security officers (CISOs). 

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Greenhouse Consulting Names Jay Jones as Managing Director; Bill Rossello Quoted

Jay Jones

Greenhouse Consulting has appointed Jay Jones as managing director. Jones has nearly three decades of sales, business development, capture management and marketing experience in complex consulting and service environments. Jones served as vice president for business development, strategic partnership and planning, capture management and marketing for the Health and Civilian Solutions Division at General Dynamics Information Technology (GDIT).

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GSA Awards Deloitte, Esper Contract to Advance AI Technology; Julie Dunne, Bob De Luca Quoted

Julie Dunne

The General Services Administration (GSA) has awarded its multiple year, $9.9 million contract to Deloitte Consulting and Esper through GSA's Commercial Solutions Opening (CSO) authority. The Centers of Excellence (CoE), within the agency’s FAS Technology Transformation Services (TTS) office, and the Federal Systems Integration and Management Center (FEDSIM) have collaborated to leverage artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) technology solutions.

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