Tag Archives: RPA

JAIC, DIU Partner With Industry to Prototype RPA-Driven Transaction Mgmt Concepts; Jeff Klugman Quoted

RPA-Driven Transactions

The Joint Artificial Intelligence Center (JAIC) has partnered with the Defense Innovation Unit (DIU) to select commercial partners that can integrate artificial intelligence and machine learning into the Department of Defense’s transaction management procedures. JAIC said Thursday the two DoD entities selected contractors such as Summit2Sea and Vertosoft for the Humanless Unmatched Transactions (HUnT) effort. 

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Fiscal Service Bureau Launches Efforts to Digitally Transform Financial Processes

Fiscal Service Bureau

The Bureau of the Fiscal Service initiated a couple of new efforts to simplify how the U.S. federal government processes and manages financial activities. The Digital End-to-End Efficiency initiative aims to fully automate and digitally transform a business process instead of only automating certain, individual tasks, the bureau said Monday.

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GSA’s Bob De Luca on Technology Transformation Service’s Automation, Identity Mgmt Efforts

General Services

Bob De Luca, acting director of the General Services Administration’s (GSA) Technology Transformation Service (TTS), has said his office is working on prototyping efforts focused on identity management and robotic process automation (RPA). 

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IBM to Acquire WDG Automation to Expand Automation Capabilities; Denis Kennelly, Robson Felix Quoted

Denis Kennelly

IBM has developed a definitive agreement to acquire WDG Automation, a Brazilian software provider of robotic process automation (RPA) to expand its AI-infused automation capabilities across business processes and IT operations, IBM reported on Wednesday

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Mary Comans: FEMA Eyes RPA Bots to Improve Grant Payment Process

Mary Comans

Mary Comans, chief financial officer at the Federal Emergency Management Agency, said FEMA is considering using robotic process automation bots to automate the process of awarding emergency preparedness funds and other grants to recipients as it responds to the COVID-19 pandemic, hurricanes and other crises, FedScoop reported Thursday.

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GAO: U.S. Air Force Must Improve Assessment of Retention Efforts for Drone Operators

UAS Technology

The Government Accountability Office (GAO) is recommending the U.S. Air Force to establish metrics to properly assess its efforts to hire and retain personnel that handle the operations of remotely piloted aircraft (RPA). The Air Force is yet to achieve its 2024 staffing goals for sensor operators and pilots. 

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Anika Systems Secures NSF Contract to Provide Process Automation Business Intelligence Analytics Support Services; Kiran Gullapalli Quoted

Anika Systems

Anika Systems has been awarded a 3-year, $4 million contract by the National Science Foundation (NSF) to provide Process Automation Business Intelligence Analytics Support Services. The contract was awarded as an 8(a) sole source action and funded by the NSF Division of Administrative Services, the company announced on Tuesday.

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Education Dept’s Steven Hernandez: AI Deployment Key to Building Zero-Trust Infrastructure

Steven Hernandez

Steven Hernandez, chief information security officer at the Department of Education, said that implementing artificial intelligence, machine learning and robotic process automation will support the foundations of a zero-trust architecture, Federal News Network reported Monday.

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