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FITARA Scorecard 7.0: Agencies take big steps forward with software licensing
The latest iteration of the so-called FITARA shows an upward trend for agencies, due in large part to improvements in software licensing.
HHS blockchain, AI pilot to test with live data
The pilot combines blockchain, artificial intelligence and automation technologies.
OMB issues new guidance on safeguarding high-value assets
The Office of Management and Budget provided updates on how agencies should manage information whose disclosure would negatively impact the government.
The IRS wants to meet young people where they are, which is on Instagram
But can the tax agency compete with some of the federal government's best social feeds?
Intelligence agency wants software to thwart AI trojan attacks
In this case a trojan can be something physical — such as a sticky note affixed to a stop sign — that could alter the technology’s perception of what it is seeing.
GSA taps former SunTrust CIO as new TTS director
GSA has tapped former SunTrust Banks CIO Anil Cheriyan to lead the Technology Transformation Service as its third official director.
Here’s what facial recognition regulation should look like, according to Microsoft
Smith also debuted Microsoft's six principles for use of the technology.
GSA extends agencies’ deadline for implementing EIS to 2023
The original deadline for implementing the Enterprise Infrastructure Solutions telecommunications contract was 2020. The goal is to "facilitate a smooth transition to EIS while still encouraging agencies to modernize," officials said.
Agencies eager to reskill their workforces are looking positively at automation
RPA's ability to automate repetitive and essential tasks could be leveraged as a gateway technology for many agencies looking to reskill their workforce.