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DOD has OMB support for special software-only appropriations pilots

by Billy Mitchell • 1 month ago

With OMB on board, the DOD will issue a legislative proposal later this fall to ask for what Jeff Boleng calls "software money."

Defense Innovation Board introduces software acquisition study

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 7 months ago

The yearlong effort culminates in 10 primary recommendations for better software acquisition (plus 16 bonus suggestions).

Alphabet, Microsoft leaders named to National Security Commission on Artificial Intelligence

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 11 months ago

The new group, created by the fiscal 2019 defense authorization bill, will review the ethical considerations of using AI for defense purposes.

Pentagon’s Joint AI Center is ‘established,’ but there’s much more to figure out

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 1 year ago

Brendan McCord, DIUx's head of machine learning, gave the Defense Innovation Board members an update on the center at the board's recent public meeting.

Defense Innovation Board unveils ‘Ten Commandments of Software’

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 1 year ago

"These are the types of things that the Department of Defense needs to be thinking about in the context of software," Richard Murray said at the board's latest meeting.

What’s impeding the DOD’s push for innovation? Turns out, a lot

by Carten Cordell • 2 years ago

In a hearing Tuesday, officials pointed to several problems limiting DOD's innovation and possible solutions.

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