OPEN19: The Vendor-Friendly Open Source Data Center Project. In case you missed it, LinkedIn last month teamed up with GE, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, and a host of other companies serving the data center market to launch a foundation to govern its open source data center technology effort. The Open19 Foundation now administers the Open19 Project, which in many ways is similar to the Open Compute Project, started by Facebook, but also stands distinctly apart thanks to several key differences. Read more
CLOUD: Google Open Sources More Machine Learning Computer Vision Technology. Google has made more of its extensive research around machine learning and computer vision available to the open source community. The company has publicly released an API that developers and researchers can use to explore a Google computer vision system for automatically detecting and correctly identifying multiple objects in a single image. Read the rest
NSA: Sharing 32 Open Source Projects on GitHub. The US National Security Agency (NSA) has launched an official GitHub page. GitHub is an online service used to share code amongst programmers. So, what is the NSA sharing? So far, it lists 32 different projects, although several, like SELinux, are years old. Find out more
GSA: Looks to Bring AI to Proposal Reviews. The General Services Administration wants to streamline the FASlane review process for new proposals by using distributed ledger technology, automated machine learning and/or artificial intelligence to review and exchange information. Read more
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BLUE MOUNTAIN DATA SYSTEMS HAS THE EXPERIENCE: 1994 to Present – U.S. Dept. of Labor, Employee Benefits Security Administration. Responsible to the Office of Technology and Information Systems for information systems architecture, planning, applications development, networking, administration and IT security, supporting the enforcement of Title I of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act — ERISA. Within the EBSA, Blue Mountain is responsible for design, development and support for its various enforcement database management systems, as well as all case tracking and customer service inquiry systems. Blue Mountain also provides IT security services to the EBSA, in the form of FISMA Assessment and Authorization, System Security Plans, Risk and vulnerability assessments, monitoring and investigation support. Read more.