artificial intelligence

  • As IoT devices, AI grow, are agencies ready to benefit from computing at the edge?

    On the IT Innovation Insider, Jason Langone and Greg O’Connell of Nutanix say agencies must address security, governance and a host of other issues to successfully use data collected in the field in near-real time.

  • OODA: both a philosophy and a company on the rise

    Bob Gourley and Matt Devost, co-founders of tech research and advisory firm OODA, discuss the rise of machine learning and A.I., and how their national security background and the D.C. region give them a distinct insight into the new technologies.

  • How AI can empower both employees and consumers

    Nithi Vivatrat, founder of Intellei, discusses how A.I can be leveraged in repetitive and low-priority situations to make customer interactions easier and take rote chores off the to-do list for employees.

  • Cybersecurity and Analytics – Where AI Meets the Cloud

    Agencies need to think about how they intend to use AI. Everyone wants to apply it to cybersecurity, to keep data safe. But what about applying it to patterns and use cases around the data? Who is looking at it, and when?

  • White House AI task force to release 2.0 R&D plan next spring

    The White House’s task force on artificial intelligence expects to release this spring an updated version of the AI research and development (R&D) plan the Obama administration launched two years ago.

  • Naval research chief: AI upgrades similar to tech improvements pre-WWII

    Artificial intelligence is at the top of the Navy’s list of new technologies that it wants to get involved with.

  • Navy’s oldest shipyard prepares for 20-year upgrade effort

    Norfolk Naval Shipyard is working on a priority list and a 20-year plan to begin upgrading its facilities, including buildings that date back to the 1830s, and equipment from the World War II era.

  • IRS investigations division details coping with smaller workforce

    In today’s Federal Newscast, in it’s annual report for 2018, the IRS’ Criminal Investigation division explained how it is maintaining enforcement despite not having as many agents as it used to.

  • The price is right? HHS expects AI will save $2 billion in smarter bulk purchases

    The Department of Health and Human Services expects artificial intelligence will help ensure it’s paying the lowest price possible for bulk purchases of everyday items like copy paper and medical examination gloves.

  • Conversation with authors: Kevin Desouza

    What are artificial intelligence (AI) and cognitive computing? How is the public sector using AI? What are some of the key challenges and opportunities in the public sector’s use of AI? Join host Michael Keegan for a special edition of The Business of Government Hour – Conversations with Authors with Kevin Desouza, author of the IBM Center report, Delivering Artificial Intelligence in Government: Challenges and Opportunities.