Air Force wants to reserve its cyber experts for big jobs while AI plays defense
The Air Force sees defensive cyber measures as the best place to start when it comes to using artificial intelligence.
Labor Department lends a hand with states’ overwhelmed unemployment systems
The Department of Labor and other federal partners have formed a "response team" to help with overwhelmed state unemployment systems, CIO Gundeep Ahluwalia told FedScoop in an interview.
For federal CIOs, telework boom shows how existing IT investments pay off in new ways
It's no secret: IT modernization investments are paying off in a big way, say tech leaders at federal agencies.
AI needs humans ‘on the loop’ not ‘in the loop’ for nuke detection, general says
“What we have to get away from is ... 'human in the loop,' or sometimes 'the human is the loop,'” said Gen. Terrence J. O'Shaughnessy.
DHS cloud migration faced initial training hurdle
The department is more concerned with security, network monitoring and application management than it is with which cloud it uses, said the Information Sharing & Services Office's executive director.
State Department saw ‘significant’ IT staffing reductions during federal hiring freeze
Civil service staffing for IT positions declined 6.3% through May 2018, according to an Office of Inspector General report.
DOD’s new HR system presents change management ‘issue’
Developers who led the sprints, design and configuration couldn't test the SaaS, cloud-based solution at first because of how different it was.
Amid recovery, U.S. Virgin Islands looks to cloud and consolidation
Almost two years after Hurricanes Maria and Irma crippled the island territory, its CIO Angelo Riddick says reliability is key.
Homeland Security looks to grow talent in cloud, zero-trust
Recruitment and succession planning are the two “pressing needs” within the Department of Homeland Security’s IT and cybersecurity talent portfolio, Deputy CIO Stephen Rice said Thursday. Federal IT staff lacks “technical depth” in the area of cloud architecture, as well as zero-trust and software-defined networking, Rice said at an AFCEA luncheon in Arlington, Virginia. Amazon’s promise to