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Army expects Project Convergence to involve 5,000 personnel during 2021

The Army is expecting test events for its flagship artificial intelligence project to involve at least 5,000 military and civilian personnel during 2021. Speaking on a panel at the Association of the U.S. Army’s annual meeting in Washington, D.C., Deputy Commanding General of Army Futures Command Lt. Gen. James Richardson revealed the estimated scope of staffing for Project Convergence, and said assigned staff were “working as a team.” FedScoop's Jackson Barnett reports.

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There's 'no going back' to pre-pandemic business, NASCIO says

Many of the changes that the COVID-19 pandemic brought to states’ IT governance last year are likely to become permanent features, according to a new annual survey issued by the National Association of State Chief Information Officers. Remote or hybrid work environments, rapid development of new technologies and increased citizen demand for digital services all rated as leading trends for state CIOs. Benjamin Freed has more at StateScoop.

U. of Arizona president's contract ties IT goals to $50K in bonuses

University of Arizona President Robert Robbins is set to earn an additional $50,000 if he completes one-year and long-term performance goals associated with information technology, per a contract approved by the state’s board of regents. Robbins will look to reduce college and department overhead costs by about $10 million through “appropriate” centralization in multiple university service areas, including IT, within the next year to earn $25,000, according to the contract. To earn another $25,000, he would need to update the university’s IT security operations, including revising the strategic plan and a system for evaluating security practices by 2024. Emily Bamforth has more at EdScoop.

Higher ed policy database gives institutions a new resource

A higher education policy database with information from almost 1,000 colleges and universities, launched Tuesday, is the result of more than three years of work between the American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers and the software company CollegeSource. The database includes information on admissions requirements and course descriptions, but also on policies outside of academic operations — subjects like violence, freedom of expression and student data. The association’s members can search the database by institution or keyword to reference the policies of their peer institutions and possibly incorporate the information into their own planning. Emily looks closer.

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