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Veritone Multi Cloud AI Platform Provider Approved for Use Across the Entire US Department of Justice

Veritone, Inc. (NASDAQ: VERI), creator of aiWARE, a hyper-expansive Enterprise AI platform, announced the expanded availability of aiWARE Government for all components of the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ). Originally sponsored by the Executive Office for United States Attorneys (EOUSA) within the DOJ, Veritone has obtained an expanded, enterprise-wide Authority to Operate (ATO) from the FedRAMP authorization board for its aiWARE™ Government platform.

Redistricting with Optimization

This contributed article discusses how optimization is the most transparent and fair method of creating political districts. However, optimization is a highly challenging process that seeks the ideal answer to a problem with hundreds of millions of possible solutions.  The enormity of the problem can be addressed in 2021 because states like Michigan and Virginia are now seriously addressing the gerrymandering issue, while advances in computer software and hardware have made the necessary large-scale optimization possible.

MLOps: Bringing AI to the Tactical Edge—and Making It Work

In this contributed article, Joel Dillon and Eric Syphard of Booz Allen, feel strongly that in order for machine learning to have a profound impact on data sharing for defense and the intelligence community, it’s imperative that data get communicated to warfighters at the tactical edge, where fast decisions are at a premium and compute power and connectivity are often scarce. It is critical that these edge use cases characterize and shape planning for AI and ML-driven investment as digitization continues to accelerate the pace of war.

Webinar: Using ESG and Sustainability Data in the Cloud to Drive Business Value

[SPONSORED CONTENT] In this virtual session, our panel of experts will uncover how companies across several verticals use ESG data to move beyond the reporting benchmark, deepen business insights, and create competitive differentiation. Thursday, July 29, 2021 at 11AM PT | 2 PM ET.

Non-negotiables for SaaS solutions

In this contributed article, Jon Siegler, Co-Founder and Chief Product Officer at LogicGate, discusses the future of the graph database, its impact on SaaS solutions, and his experience architecting products built on the flexible data model.

Can Data Scientists Produce Fair and Accurate Recidivism Forecasts?

The U.S. National Institute of Justice’s (NIJ) “Recidivism Forecasting Challenge” (the Challenge) aims to increase public safety and improve the fair administration of justice across the United States. The Challenge offers an opportunity for contestants to win prize money totaling over $700,000 for their development of a recidivism forecasting model using data provided by NIJ. The winning Challenge forecasts will be used to help improve recidivism rates, the likelihood of a past criminal offender to reoffend, and inform policies and practices.

Using Analytics to Minimize Serious Injuries and Fatalities

In this special guest feature, Dag Yemenu, Executive Vice President of Products at ISN, discusses the rise of data analytics in contractor management and safety, and how this technology can help employers better understand the events related to SIFs, where they’re happening, the type of contractor that is typically affected and how to use this information to better train workers and reduce SIFs.

Why Defense Needs to Tap into Big Data

In this special guest feature, Jim Tootell, Chief Software Architect at PMAT, discusses the importance for the defense industry to tap into big data technology. Since Big Data, AI, and ML are already impacting the Defense industry’s future, the potential for delivering true “All Source” intelligence in a timely manner is within grasp. This transition means the future of Defense is finally starting to catch up to the rest of today’s data-driven world.

Preventing Police Brutality with Body Cam Footage and Early Warning Systems

In this special guest feature, Dr. Anirudh Ruhil, Leadership and Public Affairs Director and Professor in the online Master of Public Administration program at Ohio University, discusses how data can be better utilized for public safety, and how it might be used to combat police brutality. Certainly, eradicating police brutality will require a long-term, comprehensive approach in which education, awareness, and training must all play central roles. But in the meantime early intervention systems that incorporate body cam footage, with third party monitoring, can go a long way towards reducing incidents of police misconduct.

The Data Governments are Using AI to Fight COVID-19 in Africa and Asia

Fraym is using artificial intelligence and machine learning to help aid organizations in Africa and South Asia identify populations at risk due to Covid-19 using new geospatial visualizations.