Tag Archives: federal agencies

Iridium Announces Operation Arctic Lynx To Test Arctic Satellite Communications

Iridium

Iridium Communications Inc. announced Thursday the launch of Operation Arctic Lynx (OAL). The Operation is a series of partnership-driven field exercises deploying Iridium and Iridium-connected technologies that involve over 20 organizations, primarily focused above 60 degrees north latitude and stretching as far as 82 degrees north latitude.  

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Booz Allen, Databricks Partner To Drive AI Development; SVP John Larson Quoted

Booz Allen Hamilton

Booz Allen Hamilton announced on Wednesday that it is partnering with Databrick to drive business value by unifying data and artificial intelligence (AI) to meet federal agencies’ data challenges and advance their missions. The partnership between Booz Allen and Databricks will create three critical applications that are vital resources for data-driven insights and decision-making. 

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Deep Labs, Snowflake Form Partnership to Prevent Government Fraud; CEO Scott Edington Quoted

Deep Labs

Deep Labs announced on Wednesday a partnership with a data cloud company Snowflake. The partnership aims to assist federal agencies to prevent and mitigate fraud, waste, abuse and mismanagement. It will provide the public sector with a holistic means to modernize the detection of waste of taxpayer dollars.

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Tyto Athene Completes Acquisition of AT&T Government Solutions, Inc.; Chris Meilhammer Quoted

Tyto Athene

Tyto Athene announced on Thursday that the company has completed its acquisition of AT&T Government Solutions, Inc. (GSI). The acquisition to acquire GSI was announced on March 3rd and terms of the acquisition have not been disclosed. AT&T and Tyto have also agreed to enter into teaming agreements for opportunities in the DoD IT professional services market. 

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CAE Names Ben Nicholson VP of Washington Operations; Ray Duquette Quoted

Ben Nicholson

CAE has appointed Ben Nicholson as vice president of Washington Operations, effective December 14, 2020. He will bring experience in government and legislative relations as well as public policy. “He has an extensive background in government relations and a thorough understanding of national security businesses and will be an important addition to the CAE team," said Ray Duquette president and general manager of CAE. 

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SAIC Publishes Report on COVID-19 Effect on Work Operations; Mark Forman Quoted

Mark Forman

Science Applications International Corp. (SAIC) has published an independent survey, conducted by Market Connections, of C-level federal government executives. The survey gauged their opinions of how COVID-19 has shifted the workforce. “The pandemic introduced unprecedented challenges for federal agencies, especially those in agencies charged with public health and economic security,” said Mark Forman, vice president, digital government strategy, SAIC. 

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Pavilion Data Systems Expands HFA to Federal Agency; Michael Tanner Quoted

Michael Tanner

Pavilion Data Systems has announced that a federal agency customer has expanded its deployment of the Pavilion Hyperparallel Flash Array (HFA) to accelerate workflows throughout IBM Spectrum Scale environment. “Our client’s workflows are critical to our nation’s security and they have demanding performance requirements,” said Michael Tanner, regional vice president and head of the Federal Business for Pavilion Data Systems.

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Axon Partners with Fotokite to Develop UAS Solutions for Agencies; Jeff Kunins, Christopher McCall Quoted

Jeff Kunins

Axon has partnered with Fotokite, a service provider of actively tethered Unmanned Aerial System (UAS) solutions and public safety software tools, to provide products and services as part of the Axon Air program, Axon reported on Tuesday

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GSA Partners with FDA in CoE Initiative to Strengthen Work Culture, Tech Modernization; Anil Cheriyan, Vid Desai Quoted

Anil Cheriyan

The U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) is entering into a partnership with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) as part of GSA’s Centers of Excellence (CoE) initiative, housed within GSA's Technology Transformation Services (TTS) office, the agency announced on Thursday

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