OMB wants to support ‘first movers’ to emerging technologies
OMB is working with FEMA as one of those first movers to improve its ability to crowdsource real-time information during emergencies.
Pentagon launching joint office focused on artificial intelligence
DOD Secretary Jim Mattis detailed his aggressive agenda for Pentagon research and engineering.
GAO positions AI, blockchain as society-altering tech
The office’s five-year strategic plan calls for more federal research spending to drive the potential of five emerging technologies.
Government may want emerging tech, but don’t expect it soon, executives say
While the desire to explore new solutions like blockchain and artificial intelligence is there, the instruments for agencies to properly do so haven’t been delivered yet.
Evolving Government: Emerging technology’s multiple paths to government adoption
Check out the exclusive FedScoop series, Evolving Government, documenting and sharing meaningful discussions on types of emerging technologies and their government applications.
NASA turns to teens for global smart city platform
Through its real-world learning program, the agency is developing a geospatial analytics dashboard to assist cities in managing water, electricity, traffic and other resources.