Resurrection of congressional tech office gets another stamp of approval
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
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
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
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
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
The bill is targeted specifically at getting agencies to use the technology and make the most of it for the public.