NTIS partners with 1901 Group to provide strategic AI expertise

On August 29, Reston, VA-based 1901 Group announced it has entered into a letter agreement, under its joint venture partner agreement with the National Technical Information Service (NTIS) for data innovation support, to assist the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) Joint Artificial Intelligence Center (JAIC) in delivering data modernization capabilities to increase the speed and agility of AI-enabled capabilities.

This 10-month project will be conducted in collaboration with NTIS and six other NTIS joint venture partners and has an anticipated value of $10.0M of which 1901 Group will receive an estimated $3.2M.

1901 Group will deliver expertise that assists the JAIC to develop and implement new methodologies for collecting, analyzing, and disseminating data. This expertise will enable the rapid enterprise-wide adoption of AI. Under this agreement, 1901 Group will help establish a core capability and administer an AI-enabled intelligent business automation (IBA) platform for DoD-wide use along with the delivery of AI-enabled products for cybersecurity and cyber operations.

“As automation continues to play a huge role in management and optimization, we applaud the DoD for leveraging emerging technologies such as cloud computing and AI to optimize their processes. We look forward to collaborating with NTIS in support of the DoD’s mission and business functions to strengthen and solve the urgent operational needs while making rapid enterprise-wide AI adoption a reality,” said Paul Wilkinson, EVP of corporate strategy and business development at 1901 Group.

Source: 1901 Group