Post Archive by Day: February 23, 2018

Apply to test your data science knowledge on real-world challenges at the next Turing Data Study Group hosted by Accenture

Posted on 23rd February 2018 We are pleased to announce the challenges for the next Data Study Group, which will take place 16 – 21 April 2018 at Turing HQ in the British Library. We invite data practitioners, senior PhDs, postdocs and other early career researchers to apply. Our Data Study Groups are microcosms of our mission to find data

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KBR Steps Up Expansion into High End Government Services with Acquisition of SGT

Strategic acquisition further expands KBR’s high-tech professional services across NASA and other Government Services entities Enhances and expands capabilities to support high-priority missions including human space flight, the International Space Station, military  and commercial space Increases technology capabilities in mission IT and scientific research including modeling, simulation and data analytics $3.4 billion in backlog with no major recompetes for two

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Anirban Bose is appointed Head of Capgemini’s Financial Services Global Strategic Business Unit

Paris, February 23, 2018 – Capgemini announced today that it has appointed Anirban Bose as Head of its Financial Services Global Strategic Business Unit. He also becomes a member of the Group Executive Board. Anirban succeeds Thierry Delaporte who has taken on the role of Chief Operating Officer for the Group.   Paul Hermelin, Chairman and CEO, Capgemini Group said, “Anirban’s

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Schlumberger and Subsea 7 Announce Intent to Form a Joint Venture

HOUSTON, February 23, 2018—Schlumberger (NYSE:SLB) and Subsea 7 S.A. (Oslo Børs:SUBC, ADR:SUBCY), today announced that they have entered into exclusive negotiations to form a joint venture that builds on the success of Subsea Integration Alliance, which was established in 2015. Subsea Integration Alliance currently combines the subsurface expertise, subsea production systems (SPS) and subsea processing systems of OneSubsea with the

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Data Study Group – April 2018: Accenture and Turing Alliance for Data Science

Posted on 23rd February 2018 We invite data practitioners, senior phds, postdocs and other early career researchers to apply for our next Data Study Group taking place at the Turing Institute April 16 – 21 2018. Last autumn, we announced the Accenture and Turing Alliance for Data Science – a research based alliance to pioneer next-generation artificial intelligence and data science

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Glacial secrets: clay at the surface gives clues about what’s deep underground in central BC

Vancouver, BC – February 23, 2018 – Data from two new Geoscience BC-funded projects provides new insights on how sediment left by glaciers at the surface in central BC can show what may lie deep underground. Geochemists Pim van Geffen and Britt Bluemel analyzed the chemistry of till (glacial gravels and clays) found at the surface to reveal what may

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Michael Holston Named Senior Vice President and General counsel of GE

February 23, 2018 Alex Dimitrief to fully transition to Senior Vice President and President & CEO  for the Global Growth Organization BOSTON, February 23, 2018 – GE (NYSE: GE) announced today that Michael Holston will join GE as the Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary effective April 9, 2018. In this role, Holston will lead the company’s global legal,

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Intelex Technologies Appoints Rob Harrison as Director, EHSQ Content Strategy

EHSQ industry software maven to strengthen Alliance company vision TORONTO, Feb. 23, 2018 /CNW/ – Intelex Technologies, a leading global provider of cloud-based Environmental, Health, Safety and Quality (EHSQ) management software, announced today the appointment of Rob Harrison as Director, EHSQ Content Strategy. In his role, Harrison will lead the Intelex EHSQ content team and guide the overall EHSQ content

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Inside NM Group

Posted February 23 2018 Jurgita Skarnulyte, Bid Coordinator Jurgita joined NM Group over five years ago as a Geospatial Processor. She is very experienced in classifying LiDAR data for power networks, as well as 3D modelling powerlines with PLS-CADD™ software. Her technical knowledge is now benefiting NM Group’s Commercial Team. Here she shares her experience of working at NM Group:

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Esri Acquires ClearTerra Location Data Extraction Technology From ClearShark

New Capabilities Provide Support for Unstructured Data in the ArcGIS Platform February 23, 2018 Redlands, California—Esri, the global leader in spatial analytics, today announced that it has acquired technology from ClearTerra, a leader in geospatial and activity-based intelligence tools. This acquisition will provide ArcGIS platform users the ability to easily discover and extract geographic coordinates from unstructured textual data like

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