Medical workers wearing personal protective equipment due to COVID-19 concerns pause for rest before loading bodies into a refrigerated container truck functioning as a makeshift morgue, Tuesday, March 31, 2020, at Brooklyn Hospital Center in Brooklyn borough of New York. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people, but for some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause more severe illness or death. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

Hospitals get extra equipment from an unlikely agency

In today’s Federal Newscast, four preservation and conservation specialists at the National Archives and Records Administration did some quick thinking…

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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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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…

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United States Military Academy cadet Dylan Hyde watches data on a computer at the Cyber Research Center at the United States Military Academy in West Point, N.Y., Wednesday, April 9, 2014. The West Point cadets are fending off cyber attacks this week as part of an exercise involving all the service academies. The annual Cyber Defense Exercise requires teams from the five service academies to create computer networks that can withstand attacks from the National Security Agency and the Department of Defense. (AP Photo/Mel Evans)

Innovation board has a dozen ideas to help fix DoD’s software acquisition woes

The Defense Innovation Board, tasked by Congress with finding ways to lower DoD’s software acquisition costs and speed projects up, says the department needs to begin by asking different questions of its development teams.

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