Senate

Resurrection of congressional tech office gets another stamp of approval

by Jackson Barnett • 3 weeks ago

The Office of Technology Assessment gets another boost from a list of recommendations on upgrading the House's technology.

Agencies ‘unprepared’ to protect Americans’ data, Senate investigation finds

by FedScoop Staff • 2 months ago

A new Senate report draws on 10 years’ worth of inspector general reports at eight agencies, painting a picture of persistent neglect of standard network defense measures.

The 2020 NDAA takes up a common cause: acquisition reform

by Jackson Barnett • 2 months 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 • 3 months 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 • 3 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 • 3 months ago

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

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