The Defense Information Systems Agency has initiated efforts to help the Defense Department’s “fourth estate” agencies move applications to a cloud platform to comply with the chief information officer’s mandate to streamline the cyber infrastructure and reduce the data center footprint.Read More »
Karen Brazell, formerly chief of staff at the White House Military Office, officially joined the Department of Veterans Affairs on Aug. 6 as chief acquisition officer and principal executive director for the VA's Office of Acquisition, Logistics and Construction, Federal News Radio reported Monday.Read More »
A defense spending measure signed into law by President Donald Trump will earmark $10M in fiscal 2019 funds for the National Security Commission on Artificial Intelligence that would assess how the Defense Department can leverage machine learning and AI for national security, Sludge reported Wednesday.
A Defense Department program - Project Maven - that aims to leverage machine learning to determine and classify objects in images derived from drones has seen its funding rise to $93.1M in the fiscal 2019 defense spending measure.
The General Services Administration is shutting down its reverse auction platform after five years of service, due to financial constraints, Federal News Radio reported Monday. Erv Koehler, acting deputy commissioner of the Federal Acquisition Service, wrote to GSA customers and partners that the agency will shut down the platform as it was no longer viable to continue.Read More »