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Ram Iyer on AI as Part of FDA’s Data Strategy

Ram Iyer

Ram Iyer, chief data officer at the Food and Drug Administration, said FDA embeds artificial intelligence into its overall data strategy as the agency sees opportunities to use AI and data in its core operations. Iyer told Beena Ammanath, executive director of the Deloitte AI Institute, in an interview about the factors FDA considers when it comes to building an AI-ready workforce.

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GAO: DOD Needs Data Strategies to Improve IT Acquisition Monitoring

Pentagon

The Government Accountability Office (GAO) has called on the Department of Defense (DOD) to revisit its chief information officer risk ratings, improve data collection initiatives and develop data strategies for its business systems and software acquisition pathways to help enhance acquisition monitoring. Some of these changes are improving data transparency and implementing Agile software development.

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MTEC to Develop Prototypes to Link Medical Networks for DoD

Medical Networks

The Medical Technology Enterprise Consortium (MTEC), composed of medical enterprise technology developers, will work to create prototypes that link medical data, software and situational awareness to create a unified network across different parts of the military, such as research labs and tactical responders. The DoD currently anticipates spending $5.8 million on a prototype, with potential funds for follow-on work.

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David Spirk on DoD’s Data Strategy, Joint All Domain C2 Concept

David Spirk

David Spirk, chief data officer at the Department of Defense (DoD), said DoD developed its data strategy with the Joint All Domain Command and Control (JADC2) concept in mind, Federal News Network reported Friday. “When you lay the data strategy out and you really go to the principles inside of it, it’s about creating operational advantage and efficiencies," said Spirk.

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Dave Spirk: DoD’s Data Strategy Focuses on Warfighters, Decision-Makers

Dave Spirk

Dave Spirk, chief data officer at the Department of Defense (DoD), said DoD’s new Data Strategy focuses on the needs of service personnel and senior leaders involved in decision-making. DoD released in early October 2020 the Data Strategy to help the department transform into a data-centric organization that considers data as a strategic resource. 

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Pentagon Releases Data Strategy; Dana Deasy Quoted

Dana Deasy

The Department of Defense (DoD) has unveiled a new strategy to help DoD transform into a data-centric organization that considers data as a strategic resource critical to maintaining operational advantage on the battlefield. The Data Strategy will help advance the National Defense Strategy and will initially focus on the areas of business analytics, senior leader decision support and joint all domain operations

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Dave Spirk on Pentagon’s Upcoming Data Strategy Backing Joint Warfighting Approach

Dave Spirk

Dave Spirk, chief data officer at the Department of Defense (DoD), said DoD’s upcoming data strategy will back a “joint warfighting” approach to data use, management and collection. He said DoD will use a “hub-and-spoke” model to support the data strategy and recognize data literacy throughout the Department of Defense.

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Michael Kanaan on Air Force’s Need for High-Quality AI Training Data

Michale Kanaan

Michael Kanaan, director of operations at the U.S. Air Force’s artificial intelligence accelerator at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), said the service must prioritize generating "quality” data for training AI models. Kanaan said that the Air Force should leverage the Joint AI Center’s (JAIC) Joint Common Foundation platform to collect high-quality data sets.

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