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