prnewswire | March 27, 2023
Alteryx, Inc. the Analytics Cloud Platform company, announced it is now an authorized partner for the Department of Defense (DoD) SkillBridge program. Alteryx will help active-duty service members transition to civilian careers by providing them with real-world industry training and certifications in data analytics, as part of the Alteryx SparkED no-cost education program.
"We launched the SparkED program in 2021 to expand data literacy and analytics skills among all learners so that they can use this skill set to solve real-world problems," said Libby Duane Adams, co-founder and chief advocacy officer at Alteryx. "We couldn't be happier to partner with the Department of Defense SkillBridge program and support our transitioning service members and their spouses who sacrifice so much in service to our nation."
By 2025, the top three job roles that will see increasing demand across industries are data analysts and scientists, AI and machine learning specialists, and big data specialists1. With these roles growing in importance, the Alteryx SparkED and SkillBridge partnership will help service members jumpstart their civilian careers with relevant in-demand data and analytics skills. The curriculum provides a vendor-agnostic approach to data science education, as well as hands-on training with Alteryx's industry leading analytics automation solution to enable service members to transform data into business insights. Through the program, participants receive a free Alteryx Designer license, interactive learning paths, and access to the Alteryx Community to guide their training.
"This partnership is a testament to our commitments to the public sector and supporting our service members," said David Colberg, Navy veteran and vice president, Global Government Affairs and Public Policy at Alteryx. "The DoD SkillBridge Program and partnership with Alteryx SparkED will build an incredible talent pipeline equipped with in-demand analytics skills while assisting our transitioning warriors and their families with the next chapter of their careers."
The DoD SkillBridge program enables service members to gain valuable civilian work experience through specific industry training, apprenticeships, or internships during the last 180 days of service. Each year, SkillBridge connects 200,000 service members2 with industry partners in real-world job experiences.
Alteryx powers analytics for all by providing our leading Analytics Automation Platform. Alteryx delivers easy end-to-end automation of data engineering, analytics, reporting, machine learning, and data science processes, enabling enterprises everywhere to democratize data analytics across their organizations for a broad range of use cases. More than 8,000 customers globally rely on Alteryx to deliver high-impact business outcomes.
EMERGING TECHNOLOGY, CYBERSECURITY
PRNewswire | March 24, 2023
Striveworks, a pioneer in responsible MLOps, today announced a partnership with Carahsoft Technology Corp., The Trusted Government IT Solutions Provider®. Under the agreement, Carahsoft will serve as Striveworks' public sector distributor, making the company's Chariot platform and other software solutions available to government agencies through Carahsoft's reseller partners, NASA Solutions for Enterprise-Wide Procurement (SEWP) V, Information Technology Enterprise Solutions – Software 2 (ITES-SW2), OMNIA Partners, and National Cooperative Purchasing Alliance (NCPA) contracts.
"We are excited to partner with Carahsoft and its reseller partners to leverage their public sector expertise and expand access to our products and solutions," said Quay Barnett, Executive Vice President at Striveworks. "Striveworks' inclusion on Carahsoft's contracts enables U.S. Federal, State, and Local Governments to make better models, faster."
Decision making in near-peer and contested environments requires end-to-end dynamic data capabilities that are rapidly deployed. Current solutions remain isolated, not scalable, and not integrated from enterprise to edge. The Striveworks and Carahsoft partnership helps simplify the procurement of Striveworks' AI and machine learning solutions.
Striveworks' Chariot provides a no-code/low-code solution that supports all phases of mission-relevant analytics including: developing, deploying, monitoring, and remediating models. Also available through the partnership is Ark, Striveworks' edge model deployment software for the rapid and custom integration of computer vision, sensors, and telemetry data collection.
"We are pleased to add Striveworks' solutions to our AI and machine learning portfolio," said Michael Adams, Director of Carahsoft's AI/ML Solutions Portfolio. "Striveworks' data science solutions and products allow government agencies to simplify their machine learning operations. We look forward to working with Striveworks and our reseller partners to help the public sector drive better outcomes in operationally relevant timelines."
Striveworks' offerings are available through Carahsoft's SEWP V contracts NNG15SC03B and NNG15SC27B, ITES-SW2 contract W52P1J-20-D-0042, NCPA contract NCPA001-86, and OMNIA Partners contract R191902.
Carahsoft Technology Corp. is The Trusted Government IT Solutions Provider®, supporting Public Sector organizations across Federal, State and Local Government agencies and Education and Healthcare markets. As the Master Government Aggregator® for our vendor partners, we deliver solutions for Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning, Cybersecurity, MultiCloud, DevSecOps, Big Data, Open Source, Customer Experience and more. Working with resellers, systems integrators and consultants, our sales and marketing teams provide industry leading IT products, services and training through hundreds of contract vehicles.
Striveworks is a pioneer in responsible MLOps for national security and other highly regulated spaces. Striveworks' MLOps platform, Chariot, enables organizations to deploy AI/ML models at scale while maintaining full audit and remediation capabilities. Founded in 2018, Striveworks was highlighted as an exemplar in the National Security Commission for AI 2020 Final Report.
Fidelis Cybersecurity | February 02, 2023
National Association of State Procurement Officials (NASPO), has recently added Fidelis Cybersecurity platforms to its existing ValuePoint contracts with Carahsoft Technology Corporation, providing cyber defense solutions to associated Education institutions, States, and Local Governments.
Its integrated cloud security platform helps customers delve deeper into their digital environments, detect, and respond to threats faster, improve threat detection, enable continuous risk assessment, and ensure compliance and security.
Alex Whitworth, Sales Director leading the Fidelis team at Carahsoft, said, “The addition of Fidelis’ platforms to this contract creates new opportunities for NASPO members to protect their critical operations and safeguard sensitive Government data. “Fidelis’ cybersecurity solutions exceed standard threat protection by enabling proactive cyber defense across cloud environments and on-premises. We look forward to working with Fidelis and our reseller partners to make it easier for our joint customers to acquire this advanced technology.”
(Source – Business Wire)
Dale McCloskey, Senior Vice President, Federal Sales at Fidelis Cybersecurity, said, “Universities and State and Local agencies are under a continuous barrage of attacks. We are excited to expand our partnership with Carahsoft and enable NASPO’s State and Local agency and higher education customers to shift to proactive cyber defense with integrated Deception, XDR and cloud security and compliance platforms to better protect their hybrid environments from advanced threat actors.”
(Source – Business Wire)
About Fidelis Cybersecurity
Fidelis Cybersecurity is a cyber defense provider for modern IT, serving cyber threat detection, withdrawal, response, compliance, and cloud security. It offers dynamic cyber terrain mapping, multi-facet context, and risk assessment. It reduces attackable surfaces, threat detection, incident response, and automated exposure prevention, providing professionals with context, speed, accuracy, and portability security to the top government agencies, enterprises and commercials that trust it globally. In addition, it secures production assets from adversaries with decoys, countering ongoing attacks and gathering intelligence to prepare for future attacks.