Defense Innovation Board
Pentagon software acquisition enters new era with updated purchasing policy
Ellen Lord unveiled the changes to software and other acquisition policy at a press conference from the Pentagon Wednesday.
Eric Schmidt and other founding Defense Innovation Board members depart
Eric Schmidt and other influential DIB board members, including Jen Pahlka, ended their four-year terms offering DOD advice on how to work better with tech.
Defense Innovation Board’s Josh Marcuse heads to Google
The executive director of the Defense Innovation Board is leaving for Google where he will work in the tech giant's public sector team.
‘STEM Corps’ legislation would fill DOD’s gaps in tech talent
The bill by Reps. Jim Banks, R-Ind., and Andy Kim, D-N.J., would create a scholarship pool for students to receive tuition assistance in exchange for service in the DOD as tech specialists.
DIB wants Pentagon to hire a ‘digital people officer’ for tech recruitment
The new role would be in charge of recruiting talented people with technical backgrounds to the DOD and making sure they stick around for a while.
Pentagon adopts ethical principles for artificial intelligence
The final principles are mostly copied and pasted from the Defense Innovation Board’s recommendations submitted to Secretary of Defense Mark Esper in October.