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DoD efforts to improve software acquisition hampered by gaps in understanding workforce

The Defense Department simply doesn’t know how many people are in its software workforce, let alone how they’re trained, promoted or recruited.

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DoD unveils how it will keep AI in check with ethics principles

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Pentagon’s number-two officer vows to fix software acquisition ‘nightmare’

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DoD releases new IP strategy that is more flexible with industry, provides update on CMMC

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DoD to ask for specific appropriations for software to speed procurement, but that’s only one piece of the puzzle

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Trump names pick for US chief technology officer

In today’s Federal Newscast, former venture capitalist Michael Kratsios is tapped to become the next U.S. chief technology officer.

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Pentagon promises to get to work on software acquisition overhaul

Members of the Defense Innovation Board described their initial set of recommendations to fix DoD software acquisition. The Pentagon said it plans to start…

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Govt wants ethical AI, but first needs to decide what that means

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.

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