Artificial Intelligence

Defense Official: Talent Tops Tools for Executing Data Strategy

The DOD’s chief data officer emphasized the importance of personnel over equipment for how the military is trying to obtain a data advantage over adversaries like China.

AI-Powered Automation Can Be Both a Part of the Problem and Part of the Solution

There are real security concerns that should be addressed ahead of further government adoption of a truly automated future.

3 Ways for Government to Sustain Momentum in Digital Transformation

The past two years spurred incomparable change for federal workforces and citizen services.

US Army Announces New Machine Learning Tech For Burn Treatment

The Defense Department will partner with two private medical research centers to develop a portable tool for soldiers to assess burns.

Navy Launches SCOUT To Expand AI Capabilities

The U.S. Navy’s SCOUT Experimentation aims to develop automated and emerging technologies into targeted problem areas among warfighters.

Air Force Expands AI Training With Simulated Battle Plans

The Air Force is looking to develop a gaming environment to help expedite decision-making in battle scenarios.

White House AI Initiative Launches Public Research Support Tools

The National Artificial Intelligence Initiative Office opened a new page dedicated to providing AI researchers with sophisticated tools to bolster research projects.

AI Workforce Training Bill Clears Senate

The bipartisan legislation aims to strengthen federal employees’ AI knowledge, with a focus on procurement professionals.

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How ‘transfer learning’ can supercharge natural language processing in government

What Agencies Need to Do to Combat Shadow IT Driven by Cloud Sprawl  

Cloud sprawl happens when development teams spin up new cloud resources, forget about them, then move on to the next urgent task.

DOD to Hire First-Ever Chief Digital and Artificial Intelligence Officer, Form New Office

The official will help supervise and integrate disparate AI efforts across the CDO, JAIC and DDS.

VA Adding Physical Therapy Device To AI Roster

The Veterans Affairs Department is looking to pilot a new physical therapy application for injury treatment.

U.S. Supercomputer to Support Renewable Energy Innovation Coming in 2023

HPE will build Kestrel, named for the American falcon, for an Energy Department lab.

VA Aims To Reduce Administrative Tasks With AI, Machine Learning

A wide-reaching program looks for fresh machine learning technology to complete menial procedures and tasks, allowing VA clinicians and partners to focus on care.

NIST Asks for Input on Emerging Tech Trends and Risks for Congressional Study

Topics of interest include artificial intelligence, blockchain, quantum computing, autonomous delivery technologies—and more

Homeland Security Looking For Ideas on AI, Biological Surveillance

The Department of Homeland Security released a pre-solicitation for several innovative development projects.

DIU Issues Step-by-Step Guide for Defense Stakeholders to ‘Responsibly’ Use AI

The framework is meant to promote transparency and accelerate the Pentagon’s adoption of trustworthy commercial technologies.

DHS Researching Public Perception of Facial Recognition and AI Use 

The Department of Homeland Security is collecting privacy concerns as critics fight to ban facial recognition outright.