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Carten Cordell

Carten Cordell is a Senior Technology Reporter for FedScoop. He is a former workforce and acquisition reporter at Federal Times, having previously served as online editor for Northern Virginia Magazine and Investigative Reporter for, Virginia Bureau. Carten was a 2014 National Press Foundation Paul Miller Fellow and has a Master’s degree from the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University. He is also a graduate of Auburn University and promises to temper his passions for college football while in the office.

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Faculty from the Ford School and around the University of Michigan joined an expert roundtable with Senator Gary Peters (D-MI) on Wednesday, October 31, 2018 at Joan and Sanford Weill Hall. Senator Peters called on faculty to provide insight into some of the rapidly-moving emerging technologies that intersect with the policy issues facing the Senate committees he sits on, including Armed Services and Commerce, Science & Transportation. Learn more: This photo is available for free under the Creative Commons Attribution-No Derivatives 4.0 International license. Mandatory photo credit may be attributed to: Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy, University of Michigan.

Senate bill wants agencies to bolster cybersecurity by sharing their talent

The chief data officer at the Department of Defense, Michael Conlin, discusses data as a strategic asset, at the public meeting of the Defense Innovation Board, at the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies, Washington, D.C., Oct. 10, 2018. The Defense Innovation Board comprises private-sector leaders and innovators to provide recommendations to the secretary of defense and other senior defense leaders in an effort to improve DOD’s processes and apply best practices. (DOD photo by Lisa Ferdinando)

Talent and data top DOD’s challenges for AI, chief data officer says

Service members are greeted by locked doors at the Harriotte B. Smith library aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune due to a government shutdown, Oct. 1. Only operations and activities essential to safety, protection of human life and protection of our national security are authorized to remain open, and only the minimum number of civilian employees necessary to carry out those activities will be exempt from furlough.

Shutdown could delay some of Trump’s IT reform goals