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White House proposes even more for Technology Modernization Fund
The Office of Management and Budget's discretionary funding request to Congress asked for $500 million for the Technology Modernization Fund and additional cybersecurity spending.
Data community asks OMB to remember data funding in fiscal 2022
Reissuing a national data strategy, launching a national secure data service and giving chief data officers $50 million also made the Data Coalition's open letter.
Agency leaders anticipate a post-pandemic hybrid work environment
Even with vaccines coming, there could be a push for a hybrid workforce with a mix of in-person and remote employees, federal IT officials told FedScoop.
2020 in review: AI and quantum see more White House attention
Concerns of being outcompeted by China saw the White House push for doubled funding and trustworthy principles.
US, UK enter new AI research agreement promoting ‘democratic values’
The countries will prioritize areas like interdisciplinary research and intelligent systems and coordinate collaboration among their AI experts.
NSF’s new AI Institutes will leverage industry resources to expand network
The agency has flagged eight new thematic areas where AI research is needed.