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

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 7 months ago

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

White House opposes NDAA’s call to close DISA, supports oversight of JEDI cloud

by Billy Mitchell • 1 year ago

The White House urges against closing DISA, as the 2019 House NDAA proposes, but it supports the bill's push for increased oversight on DOD's JEDI cloud procurement.

Pentagon development of AI, quantum tech urged in defense bill

by Carten Cordell • 1 year ago

The committee is calling on the DOD to take a deeper look at how it can leverage emerging technologies in next year’s authorization bill.

House threatens DOD funding for JEDI commercial cloud in 2019 NDAA draft

by Billy Mitchell • 1 year ago

If the Pentagon wants to fund its $10 billion commercial cloud acquisition, it has some questions to answer about the contract's single award.

Mac Thornberry wants to eliminate DISA

by Billy Mitchell • 1 year ago

The legislation also calls to limit department senior executive service CIO roles to just five starting in 2021.

GSA move to e-commerce marketplaces could open doors for acquisition reform

by Carten Cordell • 2 years ago

The so-called “Amazon for government” plan included calls for a system to allow federal agencies to purchase directly from e-commerce retailers.

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