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A new challenge to automate one of the most tedious jobs in government

A lot of the data that government produces needs to be rated; safe to distribute, controlled but unclassified, or maybe secret and classified. That’s simplifying…

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NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. (May 16, 2016) Lauren Burnette, from Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command (SPAWAR) Systems Center Pacific, explains the Battlespace Exploitation of Mixed Reality (BEMR) Lab demo to a visitor at the Office of Naval Research (ONR) exhibit during the 2016 Sea-Air-Space Exposition. BEMR is designed to showcase and demonstrate cutting edge low cost commercial mixed reality, virtual reality and augmented reality technologies and to provide a facility where warfighters, researchers, government, industry and academia can collaborate. (U.S. Navy photo by John F. Williams/Released)

This Naval Research innovation initiative suddenly seems super relevant

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Navy pursuing artificial intelligence to enable faster performance

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Army investing in 5G switches that will save energy

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Naval research chief: AI upgrades similar to tech improvements pre-WWII

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Office of Naval Research is DoD’s newest organization to set up innovation cell

ONR is following the trend of doing things just like Silicon Valley.

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Steve Blank: Office of Naval Research goes lean on innovation

For the Navy, much of the innovation has come from the Office of Naval Research. Now the ONR is starting to use so-called lean innovation process.

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Navy reworking its S&T enterprise to onboard innovations at the pace of technology, not of bureaucracy

The Navy is developing a new framework that will determine how it administers its technology development process. The goal, the chief of Naval research tells Federal News Radio, is to “impedance match” each stage of the acquisition system with the pace of technology.

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