MetroStar and Quansight Enable Open Source AI Testing Throughout DoD


08/15/2023 |
MetroStar and Quansight Enable Open Source AI Testing Throughout DoD

Written By: Johnnie Wade

RESTON, VA, Tuesday, Aug. 15, 2023– MetroStar, a leading IT and digital services and solutions provider, and Quansight, a data, science, and engineering firm, have been awarded a contract within the Joint AI Test Infrastructure Capability (JATIC) program. This award marks a major milestone and further solidifies their positions as trusted government contractors.

The contract is set for a base period of one year. During this time, JATIC will enable artificial intelligence (AI) testing throughout the Department of Defense (DoD), the Chief Digital and Artificial Intelligence Office (CDAO), and the Test and Evaluation (T&E) Directorate by providing the necessary tools for comprehensive AI model T&E.

MetroStar’s focus on AI aligns with the DoD’s broader mission of adopting and developing Responsible AI. MetroStar’s data experimentation platform, Onyx, will be utilized during this award. Quansight, also leaders in solving AI/ML blockers, will provide the open-source data science platform Nebari, a tool designed to be deployed and managed without DevOps expertise.

“All roads lead to AI. We’re not just dreaming AI; we’re doing AI with the DoD as they’re learning as well,” said Joe Early, MetroStar’s Vice President of Product & Design. “Our thought and technical leadership are proud to be on the forefront of how we answer the call of AI/ML.”

JATIC software will be usable within many different T&E and machine learning (ML) workflows, leveraging features like test automation, experiment tracking, and visualization dashboards to provide powerful new insights.

MetroStar and Quansight are passionate about developing solutions that work by leveraging and delivering open-source products that solve complex problems. For inquiries or more information, please contact: Joe Early (jearly@metrostar.com)

About MetroStar

MetroStar is an IT and digital services and solutions provider with a rich, two-decade legacy of building the brightest teams. As we navigate a new era of technology, our mission is to serve and transform how people, bureaucracies, and tech enthusiasts connect in the digital age. Everything we touch begins and ends with people—the civil servants, service members, farmers, and immigrants (to name a few)—and our tools empower faster solutions worldwide, supporting dozens of federal agencies, hundreds of thousands of users, and millions of Americans. 

About Quansight

Quansight is a data, science, and engineering firm that solves complex, data-related problems by leveraging open source software at the foundation of AI and ML. Their team of engineers and developers includes contributors and maintainers of many of the open source libraries that are integral to the modern scientific software stack. Quansight is led by Travis Oliphant, who founded Anaconda and NumFOCUS, and authored or led the creation of the foundational Python ecosystem packages NumPy, SciPy, and Numba.