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Three key steps for Homeland Security’s new AI Board

Of the many hypothesized AI risks, cyber risk is one of the few that we’re all but guaranteed to experience.

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(Getty Images/iStockphoto/AzriSuratmin)Multiple-award contracts (MACs)

Congress should protect competition, save Section 876

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Don Beyer

A progress report on a sitting Congressman who is back in college

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defense budget

How DoD’s own budget process keeps the military on the wrong side of the ‘valley of death’

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Why the Pentagon needs to bolster its network of corporate consortiums

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OTAs and beyond: Scaling innovation in Defense contracting

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Defense innovation bumps up against a Cold War budget system

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(AP Photo/Elise Amendola)FILE- In this June 19, 2017, file photo, a person types on a laptop keyboard in North Andover, Mass.  A new report by a global media consortium that expands the known target list of the Israeli hacker-for-hire firm NSO Group’s military-grade spyware provoked alarm Monday, July 19, 2021,  among human rights and press freedom activists. They decried the near-complete absence of regulation of commercial surveillance tools.   (AP Photo/Elise Amendola, File)

When it come to defending against Chinese cyber espionage, agencies are a step behind

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Current crises call for effective management. Here’s how agencies can cultivate that

The Biden Administration took office amid a compounding series of crises, and only effective emergency management is going to help successfully navigate them.

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University, vendor teaming up on robotic process automation to help with low-value tasks

George Mason University has teamed up with robotic process automation vendor UI Path to give a push to governmental use of RPA.

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(AP Photo/Evan Vucci)President Joe Biden signs executive orders on the economy in the State Dining Room of the White House, Friday, Jan. 22, 2021, in Washington. Vice President Kamala Harris looks on at left. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

DPA will help Biden lead a more federal-centric response to COVID

The emergency acquisition authority is expected to get heavy use in Biden’s first year as president.

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