The Army is looking for ideas to stop the coronavirus

by Jackson Barnett • 2 weeks ago

The COVID-19 illness is seen as a threat to military readiness. The presolicitation notice expresses an interest in predictive modeling that could use artificial intelligence to track the virus's spread.

Program offering alternatives to CAC could be expanded, Army officials say

by Jackson Barnett • 4 weeks ago

Tests of YubiKey tokens and an authenticator app have been encouraging, IT leaders say.

Palantir, BAE score $823M contract to modernize Army’s Distributed Common Ground System

by Jackson Barnett • 1 month ago

The companies will compete for orders to build out a strategic data platform for the system under the larger seven-year contract, according to an award notice.

The military’s biggest hurdle to modernization? It’s already doing a lot of other things.

by Jackson Barnett • 1 month ago

There is "breathtaking demand that we face worldwide," says Army Sectary McCarthy, echoing the sentiments of his peers atop the Navy and Air Force.

Army appointing new ‘data representatives’ across divisions

by Jackson Barnett • 2 months ago

The Army is working to spread data literacy across the ranks, ordering divisions to appoint data representatives who will work with the DOD CDO.

Army looks to block data ‘poisoning’ in facial recognition, AI

by Jackson Barnett • 2 months ago

The Army is working to develop facial and object recognition applications. But enemies want to poison the well.

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