Buzz about artificial intelligence has led to increased spending and put several Trump administration directives in motion, but only a handful of agencies have gotten into the early stages of AI adoption.
Kelvin Droegemeier, the new head of the White House’s Office of Science and Technology Policy, says the United States lacks answers to basic questions about the current state of AI research.
The White House’s task force on artificial intelligence expects to release this spring an updated version of the AI research and development (R&D) plan the Obama administration launched two years ago.
The U.S. Mint is searching for a new chief information officer, while the Senate confirmed NIST’s new director.
The Obama Administration’s hope with its latest report and strategic plan on AI, is to make government more efficient for the benefit of taxpayers and to contribute to society.
Jeff Press, from the Commerce Department, and Billy Milton, from the Agriculture Department, joined a growing list of federal executives moving on from government service.
OSTP launches 25 new challenge grants, adding to the 450 it’s already completed.
A quiet little team deep in OSTP is blocking and tackling to make government more effective, one yard at a time.
Michael Johnson heads over to the Energy Department from the Office of Science and Technology Policy in the White House. He starts on March 10.
Steve VanRoekel isn’t the only one leaving the E-Government office.