Automation

3 Theories for Why You Have No Time

Better technology means higher expectations, and higher expectations create more work.

A More Automated FedRAMP is One Step Closer

The program office seeks public comments on updates to its automation plans.

New York Just Set a ‘Dangerous Precedent’ on Algorithms, Experts Warn

NYC’s task force on algorithms was supposed to be a beacon of transparent government. It couldn’t even gain access to basic information.

Work Is a Fundamental Part of Being Human. Robots Won't Stop Us Doing It.

Works plays a central role in human development.

Emerging Technology Trends

A look at developments in innovation across the federal technology landscape in 2019.

GSA Built a Bot Factory and Thinks Your Agency Can Too

The federal RPA Community of Practice is getting ready to release its first playbook before the end of the year.

Google Wants More Work from the Defense Department

A senior vice president ruled out working directly on weapons programs, but said other areas are fair game.

Deploying Bots Demands Workforce Buy-in

Agency officials detailed an important lesson they learned when implementing robotic process automation. 

Aviation Safety Bill Targets Challenges Posed by Flight Automation

It comes on the heels of two tragic commercial aircraft crashes that killed 346 in the last year.

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After 30 Years, the Last State Finally Automated Its Child Support System

South Carolina struggled for decades to switch from manual process run by counties to a largely automated system run by the state.

Use of Artificial Intelligence Poised to Grow in State Government, Survey Finds

Experimentation is key to the Utah chief information officer’s expanded use of artificial intelligence.

Diverse Perspectives Are Critical When Deploying Emerging Tech, Officials Say

New tech comes with uncertainty, which is why federal teams should seek out expertise and different opinions.

Watch a Roofing Drone Fire Its Nail Gun

A new aerial vehicle called an “octocopter” can attach asphalt shingles to a roof without a human at the controls.

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Eyes Tech Sprints to Accelerate Advancements

The hope is to rapidly identify technological solutions for the agency’s toughest problems. 

Where to Use AI and Other Tips From CIOs on Emerging Tech

The chief information officers from the departments of Health and Human Services, Justice and the General Services Administration offered emerging tech ideas to feds.

Agencies to Security Industry: Automate Cloud Compliance Faster

Cloud providers also want faster, more efficient FedRAMP compliance, and today, this is well in reach.