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Army Tests AI-Based Multisensor Tech for Explosives Detection

AI-Based Multisensor

The U.S. Army has demonstrated a machine learning-based sensor technology designed for fixed-wing aircraft that works with synthetic aperture radars to detect explosives from a designated safety point. Lt. Col. Mike Fuller, program manager at the Defense Threat Reduction Agency, said the team used side-by-side comparisons of multiple modalities during the assessment to maximize the probability of threat detection while minimizing false alarms.

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Avaya Extends AWS Relationship to Support AI Capabilities

Avaya

Avaya has extended its Amazon Web Services (AWS) relationship, to expand artificial intelligence (AI)-powered customer experience capabilities for Avaya OneCloud CCaaS customers. Avaya will serve as an AWS Partner offering AWS Contact Center Intelligence (CCI) solutions. “Avaya continues to expand AI capabilities that are evolving the contact center into what is now the customer experience center,” said Eric Rossman.

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Army Partners With Industry, Academia to Develop ML Algorithms for Battlefield Decision Making

U.S. Army

The U.S. Army and its partners have created machine learning algorithms designed to help soldiers make decisions in difficult combat situations. Army Research Laboratory (ARL) partnered with IBM, the University College London and the U.K.'s defense science and technology laboratory to develop the algorithms. These algorithms consider response time, resource availability and other factors in making decisions.

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Accenture Report Analyzes CFOs’ Need for Real Time Data

Manish Sharma

Accenture recently published a report that found chief financial officers (CFO) and financial executives need more real-time data to create value. In conducting the report, the company surveyed 450 CFOs and other finance leaders at companies with at least $1 billion in annual revenue. "Operating with real-time data puts the CFO in a unique position to drive positive change for the business," said Manish Sharma.

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Quantum Acquires Square Box Systems to Expand Data Portfolio; Jamie Lerner Quoted

Jamie Lerner

Quantum has acquired Square Box Systems, a specialist in data cataloging, user collaboration, and digital asset management software. "This acquisition will not only help our customers make better business decisions based on their data, but it represents another key step in Quantum's transformation by adding data enrichment technology to our portfolio,” said Jamie Lerner, president and CEO at Quantum

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ECS Recognized as CAP Federal Services Preferred Employer; Aaron Burciaga Quoted

Aaron Burciaga

ECS has been recognized as the first Certified Analytics Professionals (CAP) Preferred Employer in the federal services space. “We are thrilled to be named a CAP Preferred Employer,” said Aaron Burciaga, senior director of analytics and artificial intelligence at ECS. “This recognition furthers the investments that ECS makes in its employees.”

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Veritone aiWARE Supports NVIDIA CUDA Platform for GPU AI/ML

IT Consolidation

Veritone aiWARE has announced that it now supports the NVIDIA CUDA platform, which will enable organizations to run intensive artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) tasks on NVIDIA GPUs. Veritone’s support of NVIDIA CUDA will advance performance levels for organizations using aiWARE, Veritone’s proprietary operating system for artificial intelligence. 

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GSA Names Payman Sadegh as New CDO; Bob De Luca Quoted

GSA Transactional Data

Payman Sadegh has been appointed as chief data officer (CDO) with the General Services Administration (GSA). Sadegh will succeed Kris Rowley, the first appointed CDO, who left the agency for the private sector March 31 after serving a seven year tenure. In the interim, deputy chief information officer, Beth Killoran, served as acting CDO.

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Navy Eyes Consolidation of Info Warfare Ops; Vice Adm. Jeffrey Trussler Quoted

Vice Adm.

The U.S. Navy plans to conduct tabletop exercises and implement artificial intelligence and machine learning as part of efforts to centralize the service branch's information operations under a single component. “Windows of opportunity might be very short. The ability to take advantage, when we talk about the information age, it’s all about speed, it’s about the precision of information you get,” said Vice Adm. Jeffrey Trussler

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BAE Systems Expands Capabilities at Georgia Cyber Center; Peder Jungck Quoted

Peder Jungck

BAE Systems has recently signed a lease agreement at the Georgia Cyber Center, expanding its footprint in the technology marketplace. “We’re committed to supporting our customer’s mission by bringing innovative solutions that further enable mission success,” said Peder Jungck, vice president and general manager of BAE Systems Intelligence Solutions business.

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