House appropriators propose $12B increase for VA’s budget, including big IT boost
The VA asked for a lot of money from Congress. It could get almost all that it wanted.
With a pandemic and hurricane season crushing FEMA, the agency could use some bots
FEMA could use some help from bots as it tries to respond to many crisis, both internal and external.
National security-focused Anduril raises $200M in venture funding
Silicon Valley tech company Anduril scored big in its latest round of investment.
The DOD needs to define AI and protect its data better, watchdog says
A new IG report dinged the DOD for its lack of coordination on AI projects and a need for stronger security controls to protect its data.
Pandemic pushes JAIC to continue AI humanitarian efforts
The first sprint the the office did in response to the pandemic was to give National Guard and Northern Command service members a dashboard that could monitor supply chain shortages.
By using AI, the VA dramatically decreased claims processing intake times, official says
The VA's benefits administration went from taking 10 days to sort the mail to about half a day. "We are happy to talk about how good we are," its administrator said.