‘Agile’ is not quite agile for DOD, and other familiar acquisition problems persist, watchdog finds

by • 4 months ago

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

by • 6 months ago

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

by • 6 months ago

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

by • 6 months ago

Several agencies need tens of millions more in supplemental funding for teleworking technology, a letter from OMB shows.

Pentagon leaders push for emerging technology R&D increase in 2021

by • 7 months ago

Secretary of Defense Mark Esper and Gen. Mark Milley continue to push for more R&D funding for AI and other emerging technologies from Congress.

White House budget proposes boost for military’s AI while keeping overall DOD budget steady

by • 8 months ago

President Trump's fiscal 2021 budget request asks for more funding for emerging technologies as DOD leaders look to contain costs on legacy systems and buy more cloud services.

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