GSA Picks Joint AI Center as Fifth Centers of Excellence Partner Agency; Wash100 Award Winner Emily Murphy Quoted

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Emily Murphy

The General Services Administration has partnered with the Department of Defense’s Joint Artificial Intelligence Center through the Centers of Excellence program to help JAIC accelerate AI adoption across DoD and the federal government.

“We are excited that JAIC will be leveraging GSA’s CoE expertise to strategically implement AI within DoD,” GSA Administrator and 2019 Wash100 winner Emily Murphy said in a statement published Wednesday.

JAIC and GSA have started assessing acquisition, strategy and technological challenges related to AI through the CoE initiative’s discovery sprint.

“As GSA builds its AI Center of Excellence, the addition of JAIC as our fifth partner agency helps us drive ongoing technology transformation in the federal marketplace. We’re proud to be seizing the opportunity with our newest partner, enabling AI to bolster the capabilities of today’s warfighter, and build a foundation to reuse our AI expertise to improve citizen experiences across government,” said Anil Cheriyan, director of GSA’s Technology Transformation Services.

Other agencies partnering with GSA to support IT modernization efforts through the CoE model are the departments of Agriculture and Housing and Urban Development, Office of Personnel Management and the Consumer Product Safety Commission.

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