Tag Archives: machine learning

GSA Names Payman Sadegh as New CDO; Bob De Luca Quoted

General Services

Payman Sadegh has been appointed as chief data officer (CDO) with the General Services Administration (GSA). Sadegh will succeed Kris Rowley, the first appointed CDO, who left the agency for the private sector March 31 after serving a seven year tenure. In the interim, deputy chief information officer, Beth Killoran, served as acting CDO.

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Navy Eyes Consolidation of Info Warfare Ops; Vice Adm. Jeffrey Trussler Quoted

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The U.S. Navy plans to conduct tabletop exercises and implement artificial intelligence and machine learning as part of efforts to centralize the service branch's information operations under a single component. “Windows of opportunity might be very short. The ability to take advantage, when we talk about the information age, it’s all about speed, it’s about the precision of information you get,” said Vice Adm. Jeffrey Trussler

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Pentagon Officials on Use of AI, Machine Learning at Tactical Edge; Alan Hansen Quoted

AI Research

Department of Defense (DoD) officials highlighted at various events the capability of artificial intelligence, machine learning and other emerging technologies to automate the decision-making process for warfighters at the tactical edge. Alan Hansen, chief of intelligence systems and processing at the U.S. Army’s Intelligence and Information Warfare Directorate, cited the immediate need for AI, machine learning and other technologies at the edge.  

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PSC Report Forecasts Continued Rise in Federal AI, Cybersecurity Spending

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A new Professional Services Council (PSC) report projects continued rise in federal investments in cybersecurity and artificial intelligence initiatives, including robotic process automation and machine learning. The council’s report anticipates that spending on cloud platforms will remain flat, while DoD could see a 2 percent increase in its topline budgets. 

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NuWave Solutions, AFS Partner on Subcontract to Support ONI; Brian Frutchey Quoted

Brian Frutchey

NuWave Solutions has been awarded a subcontract to work with Accenture Federal Services (AFS) on the Information Warfare Research Project (IWRP) to support the Office of Naval Intelligence (ONI) “The Accenture / NuWave team will help ONI provide decision superiority by improving the sensitivity to a commander's risk tolerance and mission priorities,” said NuWave EVP, Brian Frutchey.

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AI in Competitive Intelligence Virtual Event for ArchIntel Features Deltek’s August Jackson as Event Moderator

August Jackson

August Jackson, senior director of Market and Competitive Intelligence with Deltek, hosted the Artificial Intelligence in Competitive Intelligence Forum for ArchIntel, on Thursday, Oct. 22nd to share his first hand experiences regarding how artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning (ML) and big data are transforming business practices for how organization’s conduct competitive intelligence (CI) to gain a competitive advantage over their respective competitors. 

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Jeff Kleck: DIU Helps Air Force Develop Cyber Tool Using AI, Machine Learning

Jeff Gleck

Jeff Kleck, director of the cyber portfolio at the Defense Innovation Unit (DIU), said DIU is working with the U.S. Air Force under an other transaction agreement (OTA) to develop software that uses artificial intelligence and machine learning to help speed up cyber threat detection, Federal News Network reported Friday.

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CMS, IRS Senior Leaders Talk Using AI to Automate Data Processing, Fraud Detection

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The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) is looking into consolidating its enterprise data in addition to using artificial intelligence and machine learning for fraud detection activities. Bobby Saxon said that the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) unit intends to implement automation for various agency use cases in three to six months.

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CBP to Leverage AI to Support Secure Supply Chain; Vincent Annunziato Quoted

Vincent Annunziato

The U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has announced that the agency will leverage artificial intelligence (AI) to bolster a secure U.S. supply chain. AI will support the ingestion and analysis of the increasing amounts of data. CBP will utilize AI to analyze data sooner to further secure the supply chain. 

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