The draft strategy is one way Space Force is working to develop standards for digital twins. It is also working on an open standard. Lisa Costa, the Space Force’s chief technology and innovation officer, noted that industry does not have a standard for digital twins that it could adopt.
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.
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.”
Marseta Dill, the deputy chief data officer for the Federal Aviation Administration, said her office is creating efficiencies, including shared services and automated tools, to help employees use and manage data more effectively.
Organizations need to take a complete view of the numerous models available to gage risk. Two reasons: One, models vary widely in their assumptions and in the data they use. Two, risk itself varies according to specific location and countless other factors.
The COVID-19 pandemic highlighted pervasive health disparities throughout the country. To address the complexities of this issue, health equity has rightfully become a focal point for the current administration. With the resurgence of COVID-19 cases, it’s important to put the lessons of the not-so-distant past into practice.
Landmark legislation has given government and industry grantees and contractors an unprecedented opportunity to build resilience. However, money alone won’t fix the problems. There's a crucial technology component, said Guidehouse partner Eli Goberstein.
Widening military conflicts around the world have military planners in the U.S. on edge. For some perspective on resiliency, innovation and artificial intelligence in the Defense domain, the Federal Drive with Tom Temin visited the AUSA Conference in Washington earlier this month and spoke with former DoD and Navy chief information officer (and Army veteran) Terry Halvorsen, now with IBM.
Join us for a panel discussion with moderator, Tom Temin, and agency and industry leaders who will discuss strategies for breaking down and consolidating data silos, integrating multiple data sources and assuring the availability of relevant data wherever it might be needed.
Laurence Brewer, the chief records officer for the National Archives and Records Administration, said a new bulletin and a new report demonstrates ongoing challenges to collecting records from emerging technologies.
Every agency generates it, and it is best used when it is shared, combined for new insights and applications. But data sharing is not as simple as it sounds. New research from the industry-supported Center for Data Innovation outlines six possible strategies for sharing your data. For more, Federal Drive Host Tom Temin spoke with Daniel Castro, the Director of the Center for Data Innovation.
Leo Garciga, the Army’s new chief information officer, said accelerating systems move to the cloud, improving the use of DevSecOps and managing and using data better are among his top priorities.
The Department of Veterans Affairs is sharing more of its data with non-VA medical providers — and vice versa — to improve health care for veterans wherever they seek help.