White House wants federal AI investments coordinated with upcoming guidance

The Trump administration has two documents coming soon: One on R&D for artificial intelligence and another on helping private-sector AI innovation.

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The CIA is going to launch an Instagram account

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 16 hours ago

Director Gina Haspel spoke about her agency's attempts to be "as open as we can be" during an appearance at Auburn University on Thursday.

Air Force launches S&T strategy led by new CTO position

by Billy Mitchell • 21 hours ago

"This strategy isn’t just a list of technologies. Our approach will be to predict where adversaries cannot easily go and make sure the Air Force gets there first," Secretary Heather Wilson said.

New chief technology officer in at DHS

by Dave Nyczepir • 2 days ago

The former acting CTO is leaving DHS for Navy Federal Credit Union.

IARPA wants AI to keep its eye on that construction project

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 2 days ago

The agency wants to be able to automatically detect anthropogenic activities across the globe.

Federal Cyber Reskilling Academy begins with plans to expand

by Dave Nyczepir • 2 days ago

The first cohort was expanded by five virtual training slots, a "good alternative" for future classes, said a senior official.

Microsoft says it’s close to Secret-level cloud authorization

by Billy Mitchell • 2 days ago

Azure Government Secret is in what the company calls "private preview and pending accreditation."

Inside the National Guard’s annual ‘Cyber Shield’ drill

by Sean Lyngaas • 3 days ago

Cyber Shield is now in its eighth year and taking place through April 20 at Camp Atterbury in Indiana.

NASA Goddard struggles bringing tech to the commercial world, audit finds

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 3 days ago

While the space agency overall has improved its practices overall, the Goddard Space Flight Center lags behind.

Federal agencies continue to face challenges in consolidating data centers, GAO says

by Dave Nyczepir • 4 days ago

Of the six agencies that had success, most had executive leadership buy-in and a communications plan prioritizing closures, according to the Government Accountability Office.

How Commerce’s measured approach to shared services actually helps adoption

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 4 days ago

Chairs and desks and laptops lend themselves well to shared acquisitions — ships and satellites a little less so.

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