Air Force Lt. Gen. Jack Shanahan told lawmakers that he’s already trying to stand up a small office around robotic process automation, a specific type of artificial intelligence aimed towards improving business practices.
The General Services Administration has released a request for quotation for Phase One of its Center of Excellence discovery services, laying the groundwork for GSA to set up CoEs at new partner agencies.
In today’s Federal Newscast, bills to improve agency oversight of sexual harassment and give federal interns the same protection as employees pass the House.
Automation won’t put federal employees out of a job anytime soon, but the spread of robotic process automation (RPA) in agencies will likely have an impact on the types of government jobs that are available within the next decade or so, the General Services Administration’s leading voice on RPA said Wednesday.
Justin Herman, the head of GSA’s Emerging Citizen Technology office, said Tuesday that the agency plans to host on a governmentwide forum on robotic process automation (RPA) on Jan. 19.
As the federal government looks to modernize the way it buys things, making the process faster and cost-effective, the General Services Administration is looking at ways to automate aspects of the automation process.