The 2020 NDAA takes up a common cause: acquisition reform

by Jackson Barnett • 2 weeks ago

The latest version of the NDAA contains several provisions about acquisition reform, a cause commonly taken up by Congress.

Military would emphasize recruitment for tech skills under Senate AI Caucus leaders’ bill

by Joe Warminsky • 1 month ago

Sens. Martin Heinrich, D-N.M., and Rob Portman, R-Ohio, want the Pentagon to "promote and maintain digital engineering as a core competency of the Armed Forces."

Industry groups and activists urge Senate to support funding for OTA in 2020

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 2 months ago

The House Appropriations Committee advanced a draft bill, which currently includes $6 million to relaunch the office, on Thursday.

Artificial Intelligence in Government Act is back, with ‘smart and effective’ use on senators’ minds

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 2 months ago

The bill is targeted specifically at getting agencies to use the technology and make the most of it for the public.

Senate looking for DevOps support

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 2 months ago

If the notice yields "suitable responses," SAA says they'll post a solicitation in the fourth quarter of fiscal year 2019.

Cybersecurity pros could work for multiple agencies under bill passed by Senate

by Joe Warminsky • 2 months ago

The intent is not only to help fill specific gaps in the workforce, but also to help agencies recruit and retain employees who otherwise might choose Silicon Valley over the government.

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