The federal government has multiple projects in process to help agencies enable, implement and utilize AI to support mission objectives. These directions and memos from the government are set to provide guidance for how agencies should properly manage AI.
With the pace of technological innovation rapidly accelerating and a growing landscape of data and AI applications, government CIOs must learn how to leverage innovations in both the public and private sectors, decide which of their technology investments should be kept and which need replacement, and determine how to ensure their teams are set up for success.
The recently released executive order on AI from the Biden Administration drew a lot of interest from technology professionals and interest groups. Everyone is glad the White House is focused on the issue. Federal News Network's Eric White spoke with one expert observer.
The chief innovation officer of the central bank system says it's looking at generative AI through lens of "responsible innovation."
Lots of people are worried about the effects of artificial intelligence. Misused AI can cause harm. The Federal Drive with Tom Temin spoke with someone who said federal contracts can provide a line of defense against improper use of AI.
By establishing new standards for AI safety, security and ethics, and promoting innovation, competition and public trust, the Biden executive order positions America as a leader in harnessing the technology's benefits and mitigating its risks.
The Defense Department’s new data, analytics and artificial intelligence strategy focuses on agile adoption throughout the department to help get this technology in use quickly.
Alan Hope, head of the mission development branch at the Naval Research Laboratory inside the Naval Center for Space Technology, said the “Maritime mission is a global mission, and as such, that requires access to parts of the globe that aren’t easily accessible by any other means.”
Eric Hysen, the agency’s chief information officer and first chief AI officer, said the goal is to give employees access to new tools and technologies to deal with the ever-growing number of challenges the agency faces.
The Biden administration is setting new rules for how federal agencies should accelerate the use of artificial intelligence tools, and set up guardrails for this emerging technology.
Chief learning officers, often behind the scenes, try to ensure an agency’s workforce has the skills it needs, particularly in mission-critical areas, such as data analytics, IT and cybersecurity.
The Department of Veterans Affairs is looking at artificial intelligence tools to accelerate its work reducing burnout among its health care workforce.
There is now more cyber guidance than ever for the companies that do business with the government. You can also expect even more when it comes to other new technologies, like artificial intelligence. Congress seems to be back up and running, and there is business to attend to. To start with, reauthorizing a major component of the Homeland Security Department, and also funding the rest of the government. For analysis, Federal Drive Executive Eric White spoke with Stephanie Kostro, Executive Vice President at the Professional Services Council.
They work on TikTok, Instagram and YouTube. They work just about everywhere. So why not short videos to pitch ideas to Defense Department program managers and contracting officers? That is the idea behind the year-old Tradewinds Project under the DoD's chief digital and artificial intelligence office.