The departments of the Air Force, Education and Homeland Security are all in the process of transitioning public facing functions into digital applications. Each has a broad customer base with very specific needs that need to be taken into account to provide a good customer experience.
Air Force Lt. Gen. Jack Shanahan told lawmakers that he’s already trying to stand up a small office around robotic process automation, a specific type of artificial intelligence aimed towards improving business practices.
The Defense Innovation Board is looking for feedback about ethical AI, but the National Science Foundation says policy has yet to define exactly what that means.
The Navy education overhaul will align educational and research efforts at the Naval War College, Naval Academy, Marine Corps University and other schools within the Navy.
In the wake of the longest government shutdown in history, pushes to ensure one never happens again, primarily through an automatic continuing resolution, are picking up momentum. But just what is an automatic CR, and does one have a chance in Congress?
An FBI Agent advocacy organization warned in a report that the shutdown is causing financial insecurity among agents, which may endanger their security clearances. At least one lawmaker has expressed similar concerns.
Government shutdowns are the norm today, but it wasn’t always that way. A 1980 interpretation of the Antideficiency Act changed the way both the executive and legislative branches handled lapses in appropriations, and they haven’t looked back since.
Because of the pay freeze, federal employees living in the six new locality pay areas will have to wait at least another year before seeing any increase in their paychecks.
Artificial intelligence is at the top of the Navy’s list of new technologies that it wants to get involved with.
Mark Bunn, DHS’ TIC program manager, described some of the changes agencies can expect to see in TIC 3.0.