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.
Industry groups and activists urge Senate to support funding for OTA in 2020
The House Appropriations Committee advanced a draft bill, which currently includes $6 million to relaunch the office, on Thursday.
Agencies ‘likely’ underreporting cloud spending, savings
The GAO, in a new report, says it identified some general trends on cloud spending and the related savings, but details at many of the 16 surveyed agencies were hard to come by.
Lawmakers question proposed budget cuts, layoffs at NIST
Also: an update on the institute's forthcoming Privacy Framework.