Tag Archives: JAIC

JAIC’s Lt. Gen. Michael Groen: More Computing Capacity Needed to Advance AI

Lt. Gen. Michael Groen

Lt. Gen. Michael Groen, director of the Department of Defense’s Joint Artificial Intelligence Center, said he believes access to more computers and other resources could help JAIC accelerate efforts to exploit DoD’s large datasets and bring AI tools to warfighters faster. Groen said he believes AI could help combatant commanders make decisions on the battlefield and transform DoD’s strategies, planning and operations.

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Select Committee Offers Recommendations for Using Cloud to Help Advance AI Research

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The Select Committee on Artificial Intelligence has issued a report outlining four recommendations for how the federal government can help improve the use of cloud computing resources in support of federally funded research-and-development work on AI. Those recommendations are launching and supporting pilot projects to explore the challenges and advantages related to the use of commercial cloud platforms in conducting AI research. 

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US, Int’l Military Participants Discuss Multinational AI Cooperation at JAIC-Hosted Meeting

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The Joint Artificial Intelligence Center (JAIC) has conducted an inaugural meeting for the AI Partnership for Defense multinational initiative to help drive the dialogue on AI policies, ethics and best practices. Nations that participated in the meeting include the U.K., Australia, Sweden, South Korea, Denmark, Canada, Estonia, Norway, Japan, France, Finland and Israel.

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Peter Ranks: DoD Information Enterprise Office Explores Intersection of DevOps, Cybersecurity

Peter Ranks

Peter Ranks, deputy chief information officer for Information Enterprise at the Department of Defense (DoD), said his office will help DoD track its cybersecurity progress when implementing DevOps software development practices. DoD designated the program as one of its enterprise service providers for DevSecOps in May 2020 to take security measures into consideration throughout the software development process. 

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Lt. Gen. Michael Groen: JAIC’s Joint Common Foundation to Begin Offering Services in 2021

Lt. Gen. Michael Groen

Lt. Gen. Michael Groen, director of the Department of Defense‘s (DoD) Joint Artificial Intelligence Center (JAIC), said he expects the Joint Common Foundation (JCF) platform to start providing simple services in 2021. Groen said the center is looking to transition from being a product development unit into a service hub for AI as part of the "JAIC 2.0” vision. 

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Nand Mulchandani on JAIC’s Efforts to Counter Adversarial AI

Nand Mulchandani

Nand Mulchandani, chief technology officer of the Department of Defense’s (DoD) Joint Artificial Intelligence Center (JAIC), said JAIC is working on new approaches on how model and data sharing could come up with a manifest that helps counter cyber attacks that try to hinder or confuse algorithms when it comes to releasing sensitive data.

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Nand Mulchandani on JAIC’s Joint Warfighting Mission Initiative

Nand Mulchandani

Nand Mulchandani, chief technology officer at the Department of Defense’s (DoD) Joint Artificial Intelligence Center (JAIC), said JAIC considers the joint warfighting mission initiative as its flagship product and is working to identify ways to transform how the country will go to war. He also discussed the impact of a continuing resolution on JAIC’s joint warfighting programs. 

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JAIC Achieves Milestones After a Year of CoE Partnership; Bob De Luca Quoted

Bob De Luca

The Joint Artificial Intelligence Center (JAIC) celebrates a new milestone with the achievement of five operational goals resulting from Centers of Excellence partnerships. JAIC has designed an agile procurement approach for AI, implemented data management procedures and consolidated activities for infrastructure support and program management. The center has also delivered AI and machine learning development environments for the Joint Common Foundation. 

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Merel Ekelhof Joins JAIC as Foreign Exchange Officer; Lt. General Michael Groen Quoted

Merel Ekelhof

Merel Ekelhof, formerly an artificial intelligence innovation manager at the Defense Materiel Organization Joint IV Commando in the Netherlands, has been appointed foreign exchange officer at the Department of Defense's (DoD) Joint Artificial Intelligence Center (JAIC). Ekelhof will handle issues on AI ethics, policy, governance and international partnerships as part of the center's strategy and policy team. 

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JAIC, DIU Partner for AI-Based Diagnostic Pathology Initiatives

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The Joint Artificial Intelligence Center (JAIC) and Defense Innovation Unit (DIU) are collaborating on efforts to use AI algorithms to establish new medical diagnostic techniques and improve the management of health data. DIU and JAIC expect to continue work on the Predictive Health initiative as the Warfighter Health team prepares to transition to JAIC’s Joint Common Foundation (JCF) development platform.

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