Tajha Chappellet-Lanier

Tajha Chappellet-Lanier

Tajha Chappellet-Lanier is a technology reporter at FedScoop. She previously worked for Technical.ly DC, NPR and USA Today. If she had a superpower it'd be navigating foreign metro systems.

Modernization

Transparency is focus of first recommendations from panel on modernizing Congress

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 39 mins ago

So far, the committee seems to be focusing on making the inner workings of Capitol Hill more obvious and accessible. IT is the backdrop for many of the recommendations, though.

Tech

Senators introduce bipartisan national AI strategy

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 22 hours ago

The Artificial Intelligence Initiative Act would invest $2.2 billion over five years and charge several agencies with focusing on the technology.

Tech

Lawmakers to Weichert: Are we sure OPM reorganization will fix agency IT problems?

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 2 days ago

Members of the House Oversight and Reform Committee want more information from acting director Margaret Weichert and the White House in general.

Defense

House appropriators still ‘concerned’ about JEDI

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 2 days ago

With Democrats in charge of the panel now, the message is still the same as it was in 2018: Appropriators want more information about why the Pentagon wants JEDI to be a single-award contract.

Defense

Air Force partners with MIT to launch AI accelerator

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 3 days ago

It's the latest thread in the Department of Defense's growing interest in artificial intelligence.

Tech

VA adds customer experience as one of its ‘core values’

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 3 days ago

CX has been a priority for the department's digital services team, but now it's officially on the books as part of the VA's core "Values and Characteristics."

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