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AI commission sees ‘extraordinary’ support to stand up tech-focused service academy

The National Security Commission on AI recommends creating a Digital Service Academy that would “grow tech talent with the same seriousness of purpose…

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AI commission says DoD needs to embrace immigrants, bolster infrastructure to stay ahead

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

The Defense Department wants to make sweeping changes to how it procures software.

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VA wait times appear to be going down

In today’s Federal Newscast, a new study in the Journal of American Medicine Association finds veterans waited fewer days in 2017 than 2014.

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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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