Automation

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.

Federal RPA Solutions Have One Thing In Common: No Two Are Alike

Robotic process automation leads from across government and industry met this week to share early lessons learned from efforts to automate federal agencies.

Worker-Protection Laws Aren't Ready for an Automated Future

Emerging technologies like artificial intelligence, robotics, virtual reality and advanced monitoring systems have already begun altering workplaces in fundamental ways that may soon become impossible to ignore.

Leveraging Technology to Clear Criminal Records

Cook County, Illinois, will automatically expunge low-level convictions for marijuana offenses using software from Code for America.

The 3 Waves of Accelerating RPA in Government

When it comes time to actually execute RPA, it’s tough to know where to start and how to scale agencywide.

How Cities Are Getting Smarter

There isn’t one definition of a smart city technology, but here are places governments are making progress.

IRS Doesn’t Have An R&D Shop, So It Built A $7M Procurement Vehicle Instead

The Pilot IRS program is about to issue its first solicitation, offering the agency a new way to automate low-level functions while testing a new acquisition method.

How Federal Agencies Can Maximize Productivity—and Save Billions

Automation isn't the stuff of fantasy but agencies should take note of best practices to make sure their projects are successful.

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How You Can Help Your Agency Put AI to Work Today

AI technology will significantly revolutionize how work is done in the federal workspace and allow us to “scale” human action to critical thinking tasks.

Pennsylvania Becomes First State to Use Automated System to Expunge Criminal Records

After passing the country’s first ‘clean slate’ bill, Pennsylvania is debuting a system that will automatically clear the records of all who are eligible.

Lawmakers Want Government to Help Workers Prepare for Automation

Senators introduced a bipartisan bill that would require the Labor Department to analyze the impacts of automation and prepare workers for a tech-driven job market.

How the Bureau of Labor Statistics is Ditching Hand-coding Data

Using some DIY-attitude and machine learning tools, BLS figured out how to automate 85% of its survey workload.

OPM Offers Reskilling and Workforce Tools to Agency Heads

The Office of Personnel Management wants agencies to prepare for the workforce of the future.

Federal CIO Says OMB is ‘Working Aggressively’ on Automation Policy

The agency is tapping some of the government’s top scientific investigators to help produce the new strategy.