Jackson Barnett

Acquisition

House appropriators propose $12B increase for VA’s budget, including big IT boost

by • 2 hours ago

The VA asked for a lot of money from Congress. It could get almost all that it wanted.

Acquisition

With a pandemic and hurricane season crushing FEMA, the agency could use some bots

by • 4 days ago

FEMA could use some help from bots as it tries to respond to many crisis, both internal and external.

Acquisition

National security-focused Anduril raises $200M in venture funding

by • 4 days ago

Silicon Valley tech company Anduril scored big in its latest round of investment.

Defense

The DOD needs to define AI and protect its data better, watchdog says

by • 4 days ago

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.

Defense

Pandemic pushes JAIC to continue AI humanitarian efforts

by • 4 days ago

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.

Defense

By using AI, the VA dramatically decreased claims processing intake times, official says

by • 5 days ago

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.

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