Tag Archives: scale

Boeing to Deliver Additional 737-9 Airplanes to Alaska Airlines Under Expanded Agreement

Boeing

Boeing will deliver 23 more 737-9 airplanes to Alaska Airlines, expanding on its original order and an agreement to acquire new 737-9s through lease. With the expanded agreement, Alaska Airlines will receive 120 airplanes under 737 MAX orders and options. “We are grateful for Alaska's trust and partnership,” said Stan Deal, president and CEO of Boeing Commercial Airplanes.

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Dr. Kenneth Kizer of Atlas Research Discusses Innovation in Health Care Systems

Dr. Kenneth Kizer

Dr. Ryan Vega of the Veterans Health Administration (VHA) and Dr. Kenneth Kizer of Atlas Research have analyzed a model for operationalizing and scaling innovation in health care systems. The model is based on the successful VHA Innovation Ecosystem (VHA IE). The foundation of innovation is built on four core elements, including “workforce capacity to actualize innovation."

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Orolia Receives Security Approval for BroadSim MNSA; Tyler Hohman Quoted

Orolia

Orolia Defense and Security has received security approval by SMC Production Corps. for BroadSim Modernized Navstar Security Algorithm (MNSA), the company reported on Tuesday.  BroadSim’s approval has marked the offering as the only software-defined GNSS simulator on the market to receive the clearance. BroadSim is a proven  solution within the federal government, Department of Defense (DoD) and military customers. 

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NavalX to Advance DON Workforce Innovation; Potomac Officers Club to Host 2020 Navy Forum

James Geurts

NavalX has served as the Department of Navy (DON) workforce "super-connector." The agency is focused on scaling agility methods across the DON workforce, offering a culture of decentralized autonomy that has created an innovation landscape. NavalX has worked to connect isolated pockets of excellence to capture and scale the methodologies. 

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Christopher Copeland, Kyle Michl Appointed to AFS Technology Innovation Leadership; John Goodman Quoted

Kyle Michl

Accenture Federal Services (AFS) has appointed Christopher Copeland as managing director and chief technology officer and Kyle Michl as managing director and chief innovation officer to  strengthen the company’s technology and innovation capabilities, AFS reported on Tuesday. Copeland will be responsible for developing AFS’ future-looking technology vision and strategy and for overseeing AFS’ focus on the CIO agenda.

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James Geurts Discusses US Navy Modernization of Unmanned Systems

James Geurts

James Geurts, Assistant Secretary for Research, Development, and Acquisition with the U.S. Navy and 2020 Wash100 Award recipient, recently addressed the challenges the U.S. Navy has faced deploying unmanned systems. He noted that the service branch has encountered obstacles to obtain and use the systems effectively on a global scale. 

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VMware Launches 5G Telco Cloud Platform; Shekar Ayyar Quoted

Shekar Ayyar

VMware has launched the company’s 5G Telco Cloud Platform, a cloud solution featuring a field proven, carrier-grade and high-performance cloud native infrastructure with intelligent automation, the company reported on Sept. 1. The VMWare platform will include Tanzu Kubernetes Grid, an embedded Kubernetes distribution, that will allow Communication Service Providers (CSPs) to reliably build, manage and run containerized workloads across private, telco, edge and public clouds.

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QTS Launches Bandwidth IG to Expand Atlanta Network; Jim Nolte, Sean Baillie Quoted

QTS

QTS Realty Trust has launched its Bandwidth Infrastructure Group (IG) a metro dark fiber network provider in QTS' Atlanta Metro mega data center campus. Bandwidth IG will support mission critical data centers, hyperscale customers and enterprises with high capacity dark fiber services. Bandwidth IG will deploy a metro dark fiber network in Atlanta intentionally placed to ensure minimal overlap with other networks. 

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VMware launches New Cloud Management Offerings; Ajay Singh Quoted

VMware

VMware has launched its vRealize Cloud Management on-premises and software as a service (SaaS) offerings, featuring enhanced product capabilities combined to enable customers to deploy and operate applications, infrastructure and platform services, from the data center to the cloud to the edge, the company reported on Monday

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Jacobs Publishes Blueprint to Determine Role of Infrastructure Investments; Patrick Hill, Daniel Fujiwara Quoted

Patrick Hill

Jacobs, with the help of its subsidiary Simetrica-Jacobs, has published a thought leadership paper, "Before & Beyond the Build: A blueprint for creating enduring social value at scale through infrastructure investments," on the role of infrastructure investments to address critical societal issues. 

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