Presidential Innovation Fellows
The newest cohort of Presidential Innovation Fellows goes virtual
The 2021 PIFs will be working remotely. They were chosen with an added emphasis on attracting artificial intelligence talent to the federal government. They'll be working remotely.
TTS’s demand has grown ‘significantly’ during the pandemic, Anil Cheriyan says
Anil Cheriyan recently joined FedScoop for a videoconference call to describe his team's partnership with other federal agencies during the pandemic and how the demand for it has grown "significantly."
GSA to use more bots in 2020 and emphasize AI expertise in PIF program
Agencies increasingly want PIFs to help drive their AI efforts through automation, RPA or more advanced machine learning, according to a GSA spokesperson.
Here’s who’s joining the 2020 class of Presidential Innovation Fellows
The 20 fellows are placed at nine different agencies.
GSA’s TTS is being restructured into two ‘pillars’ of effort
The Centers of Excellence, 18F and the Presidential Innovation Fellows will be under one umbrella, while the Office of Products and Programs (and other assorted digital products) will fall under another.
First AI director appointed at Veterans Affairs
Gil Alterovitz is overseeing a sprint granting organizations access to agency databases to develop new health tools.