To Weed Out Irrelevant Government Bids, Tech Company Turns to AI

Government Technology: Periscope Holdings, which makes technology for the government bidding process, is turning to artificial intelligence to help match up vendors with public buyers.

For now, that means the company has rolled out personalized machine learning algorithms in a retooled version of its BidSync platform. But in the future, according to CEO Brian Utley, the company will be looking to apply its new capabilities in artificial intelligence to other areas of work — for example, helping government procurement officials find opportunities to buy something through cooperative purchasing.

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