Education / STEM
DOD should better define its place in space industry, report says, with information systems in mind
High-ranking Air Force and Space Force military and civilian officials are calling for more experimentation, funding and general engagement between the government and the nascent space industry.
Hurd and Kelly propose new workforce AI strategy
Reps. Hurd and Kelly published an AI workforce white paper a year in the making that recommends a "re-imagining" of education to be a life-long pursuit to close the AI skills gap.
National Security Commission on AI recommends digital reserve corps and academy
The ideas would help to increase the technology workforce in the government and retain workers in the private secretor through a reserve corps like the military.
Navy releases education strategy with focus on tech
The Navy wants to improve sailors' and Marines' understand of the technologies that they and U.S. adversaries will be using now and in the future.
Navy pushing for more IT education in new community college and executive-level courses
IT education is front-and-center in the Navy's new community college. "The return on investment is really exponential," acting Secretary Thomas Modly says.
2016 in review: Capitol Hill’s big year in tech legislation
The MEGABYTE Act, U.S.-Israel Advanced Research Partnership Act of 2016 and the BOTS Act all became law this year.