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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.
DOD ‘considering qualified candidates’ for CDO as it transitions role
The Department of Defense CDO will now be housed under the CIO's purview, and Dana Deasy is "considering qualified candidates" for the role, currently held by Michael Conlin.
DOD, IC leaders push for diversity in IT workforce
Diversity in thought, diversity in culture and diversity in experiences are critical to national security, according to leaders from the DOD and IC.
Delays in security clearances hit IT vendors in capital region the hardest, report says
The backlog of background checks — typically more than 200 days for most new hires who need a clearance — has ripple effects throughout the region, according to the Greater Washington Partnership.
Pentagon partners with GSA on procurement pilot to replace military recruitment system
The next system must meet Defense Digital Service security standards.
Tech accelerator Dcode evolves to meet government need of training
Dcode started as a tech accelerator helping companies do business with government. "But we realized we were only solving half the problem," said its CEO.
DHS lacks a cyber workforce strategy four years later
Without proper staffing and training, the department can't be sure federal systems are secure, according to the Office of Inspector General.
How the Army is wrangling its 187 personnel data systems
Most officers will take part in the Army Talent Alignment Process in October for their summer assignments, a new, data-driven assignment system.
VA launches EHR training program
As of Sept. 12, the VA has selected 76 trainees to join the 12-to-18-month program.