Biden calls for ‘most ambitious effort ever’ to modernize federal IT, cybersecurity
"President-elect Biden is calling on Congress to launch the most ambitious effort ever to modernize and secure federal IT and networks," says a fact sheet.
Lawmaker calls for AI to be integrated into all future major defense programs
To modernize the Defense Department, every major program needs to incorporate AI development, said Rep. Anthony Brown, D-Md.
‘Agile’ is not quite agile for DOD, and other familiar acquisition problems persist, watchdog finds
The DOD is still finding itself in common traps: lacking cybersecurity, cost overruns and slow software development, according to an annual GAO report.
Health agencies use supplemental funding to expand telehealth
The Indian Health Services and the Department of Veterans Affairs are trying to expand the reach of remote-care technology.
Federal R&D spending on AI should be doubled, then doubled again, commission says
The National Security Commission on Artificial Intelligence calls for an immediate doubling of funding for non-defense R&D around AI starting next fiscal year, and then again in fiscal 2022.
New funds for telework, IT support are part of OMB’s coronavirus response request
Several agencies need tens of millions more in supplemental funding for teleworking technology, a letter from OMB shows.