IBM HBCU initiatives

IBM Teams With 20 Historically Black Colleges and Universities to Address Cybersecurity Talent Shortage

HBCUs will work with IBM to establish Cybersecurity Leadership Centers, giving students and faculty access to IBM training, software, and certifications at no cost. WASHINGTON—During the National HBCU Week Conference convened by the U.S. Department of Education and the White House, IBM … Continue reading IBM Teams With 20 Historically Black Colleges and Universities to Address Cybersecurity Talent Shortage

Oracle

Oracle Purchase of Cerner Approved

AUSTIN, TX—Today, Oracle Corporation announced that all required antitrust approvals have been obtained for its proposed acquisition of Cerner, including European Commission clearance. Cerner is a leading provider of digital information systems used within hospitals and health systems to enable … Continue reading Oracle Purchase of Cerner Approved

Octo launches oLabs

Octo Holds Grand Opening of oLabs™ Innovation Hub

Octo celebrated its expanded oLabs™ innovation space with a grand opening attended by Senator Mark Warner and other notable VIPs committed to serving the Federal Government. RESTON, VA—Octo, the premier provider of emerging technology and modernization for the Federal Government, … Continue reading Octo Holds Grand Opening of oLabs™ Innovation Hub

IBM Skillsbuild

Addressing the talent shortage with IBM SkillsBuild – Think 2022

IBM collaborates with U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, Specialisterne Foundation, and six Historically Black College & Universities to train underrepresented communities on technology ARMONK, N.Y., May 10, 2022 — IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced education initiatives with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs … Continue reading Addressing the talent shortage with IBM SkillsBuild – Think 2022

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Capitol Tech Hosts Cyber Saturday 2022

LAUREL, MD—BDPA Members, alumni, and regional students visit Capitol Technology University’s cyber labs during workshops, presentations, and Capture The Flag (CTF) activities during this weekend’s annual Cyber Saturday events. Capitol Technology University is Washington D.C.’s premier STEM University–supplying human capital … Continue reading Capitol Tech Hosts Cyber Saturday 2022

DISA

DISA Business Match Announced

FORT MEADE, MD—The Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA), in partnership with the Fort Meade Alliance, presents DISA Business Match, a full-day matchmaking event to connect small businesses with industry primes and DISA officials. The in-person event will take place on … Continue reading DISA Business Match Announced

White House OSTP

OSTP Policy Statement on the 2022 Omnibus Appropriations Bill

WASHINGTON (White House) — “The passage of the bipartisan appropriations bill that is now headed to the President’s desk gives fresh momentum to the urgent science and technology priorities of the Biden-Harris Administration,” said Dr. Alondra Nelson, who is performing the … Continue reading OSTP Policy Statement on the 2022 Omnibus Appropriations Bill

telemedicine

Black Tech Professionals at Johnson & Johnson Host Black Tech Health Hack

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ (BDPA-NJ) — Black Tech Health Hack (BTHH) is the annual hackathon organized by Black Technology Professionals (BTP) @ Johnson & Johnson. This event brings together diverse talent to solve real world problems facing our company and the community that we serve. Hackers … Continue reading Black Tech Professionals at Johnson & Johnson Host Black Tech Health Hack

BDPA @ CES

The Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA) is Permanently Authorized in new Bipartisan Infrastructure Deal

WASHINGTON – U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina M. Raimondo is pleased to announce that the U.S. Department of Commerce Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA) is made permanent and will be expanded and elevated with the passage of this historic legislation. … Continue reading The Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA) is Permanently Authorized in new Bipartisan Infrastructure Deal

Hewlett Packard Enterprise wins $2B HPE GreenLake contract with the National Security Agency

HOUSTON – September 1, 2021 – Hewlett Packard Enterprise (NYSE: HPE) today announced that it has been awarded a $2B contract, that will be leveraged over a 10 year period, with the National Security Agency (NSA) to deliver HPE’s high performance computing … Continue reading Hewlett Packard Enterprise wins $2B HPE GreenLake contract with the National Security Agency