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Suzette Kent: Toughest challenges in federal AI adoption will be in ‘middle’ layer

by Billy Mitchell

"The journey now is to the much more difficult things," the Federal CIO said.

U.S. CTO nominee Kratsios: Workforce development ‘at the heart of everything we do’

by Billy Mitchell

The nominee said during a Senate confirmation hearing that he plans to continue his work promoting the U.S. as the world's leader in innovation.

The AI warfighter is coming, and it starts with dogfighting

by Jackson Barnett

DARPA's new Air Combat Evolution program is one step in a tall ladder to get warfighters to trust AI like they do fellow service members.

Why DARPA wants more operational personnel

by Jackson Barnett

DARPA needs more operationally minded people to help better assess technology, not just make it.

The NSA is experimenting with machine learning concepts its workforce will trust

by Shannon Vavra

NSA brass wants to increase the agency's use of AI in defensive and offensive operations.

Microsoft launches online AI course for government employees

by Jackson Barnett

Government workers can now get a tailormade education in artificial intelligence from Microsoft’s AI Business School. The free online course launched Tuesday and will focus on showing government leaders, policymakers and administrators how AI can help improve their services, Microsoft said in a release. The course will follow the format of the Microsoft AI Business

White House wants federal AI investments coordinated with upcoming guidance

by Dave Nyczepir

Agencies should expect a series of guidances on artificial intelligence in the coming months, a White House official said Thursday, and they should prepare to coordinate their AI research and development with the Trump administration’s overall strategy. A new version of the National AI R&D Strategic Plan is coming out later this spring, said Lynne Parker, assistant

Procurement reform can help states transform in 'smaller chunks,' says California CIO

by Jake Williams

California Chief Information Officer Amy Tong says digital transformation should focus heavily on business needs to be effective.

Are federal workers ready for AI?

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier

Federal workers know artificial intelligence is coming to their workplaces, but some are unsure whether this shift will prove to be professionally beneficial. This insight comes from an Accenture study, in which the company asked more than 500 federal employees for their thoughts on the impact of AI in the federal workforce. The survey also

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