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Four Inc. Awarded OPM’s Multiple-award, IDIQ USAL Learning System Licenses Contract

Hernon, VA, 09/11/23 – Four Inc., a leading provider of innovative technology solutions, announced today that it has been selected as one of the prime contractors on the USALearning® (USAL) System Software Licenses multiple-award, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity (IDIQ) contract by the U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM). The potential 10-year, $1.3 billion contract was awarded after a competitive selection process and will enable Four Inc. to provide advanced e-Learning solutions to government agencies across the United States.

Four Inc. Partners with Mendix to Bring Cutting-Edge Low-Code Technology to the Public Sector

Herndon, VA, 09/05/23 – Four Inc. has been named a federal aggregator for Mendix, a leader in low-code application development. Under the agreement, Four Inc. will provide Mendix’s Low-code Platform Technology to the public sector through Four Inc.'s NASA Solutions for Enterprise-Wide Procurement (SEWPV), Information Technology Enterprise Solutions- Software 2 (ITES-SW2) contracts, and its network of channel partners as part of Four Inc.'s boutique aggregation program. As government agencies face increasing pressure to deliver services more efficiently, the need for modern technology solutions has become more pressing than ever. The partnership between Four Inc. and Mendix will enable federal agencies to leverage the power of low-code application development to accelerate their digital transformation efforts.

Partner Post: Anthology's Blog on Empowering Government Agencies with Anthology's Innovative Approach to Course Design and Accessibility

Author: Celena Westlund, Senior Marketing Manager for Business and Government Anthology In the fast-paced world of training and development, agility and adaptability are paramount. With a staggering 73% of learning and development teams in the U.S. consisting of 10 or fewer members, and over twenty million civilian federal, state, and local government employees, the challenges of building effective training courses for mission success are abundantly clear. Anthology, formerly known as Blackboard, understands the complexities involved in this endeavor and has risen to the occasion by creating tools that are not only responsive but also transformative.

Four Inc. and Chainalysis partner to bring Enhanced Blockchain Data Analysis to the Public Sector.

Herndon, VA, 08/28/2023 – Four Inc. has been named a federal aggregator for Chainalysis, the world's leading and most trusted blockchain analysis and investigation platform. Under the agreement, Four Inc. will provide Chainalysis’ Blockchain Data platform to the public sector through Four Inc.'s NASA Solutions for Enterprise-Wide Procurement (SEWPV), Information Technology Enterprise Solutions - Software 2 (ITES-SW2) and its network of channel partners as part of Four Inc.'s boutique aggregation program. This partnership will empower agencies to leverage advanced blockchain data analytics and investigations to combat illicit activities and enhance their cybersecurity efforts.

Partner Post: ZeroFox's Blog on Understanding External Cybersecurity in the US Public Sector: Shifting Mindsets, Teams, and Tools to Address Today’s Threats Outside the Perimeter

By Keren Cummins Federal intelligence teams have been monitoring “external cybersecurity” for decades. Whether attempting to find chatter about vulnerabilities on the dark web or uncovering plans to attack an agency network, the external attack surface is a well understood battleground with well understood threat actors. So, what has changed in “external cybersecurity” in the context of today’s threat environment, and why should every government agency be prioritizing it as part of their security strategy? At ZeroFox we like to think of “external cybersecurity” as referring to a new attack surface formed by “gray space.” As opposed to red space (adversary infrastructure) or blue space (organizational infrastructure), gray space is the internet infrastructure, applications, platforms, and forums that are typically managed by third parties.

Partner Post: Anthology's Blog on the Importance of Empowering Instructors for Responsible AI Adoption

By Jim Chalex and Nicolaas Matthijs With the recent widespread availability of generative AI technology, many institutional leaders are faced with a fundamental strategic question: how can the efficiencies of AI be leveraged without jeopardizing academic integrity? We are actively discussing this challenge with clients worldwide and have released our Trustworthy AI Approach to provide full transparency on Anthology’s approach to AI, including how it informs product development. A central pillar of this is what we call “humans in control”, meaning our global education community can choose whether to adopt AI-powered capabilities within our solutions—and the timeline for adoption—based on their institution’s policies and preferences.


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