March 27, 2019

AI pilots ‘deceptively easy’ to start, but ‘fiendishly hard’ to scale up

Source: Federal News Network

Journalist: Jory Heckman

The Office of Management and Budget, as well as current and former Defense Department leadership, have acknowledged that improving data management, enhancing agency IT architecture and preparing the workforce all serve as the key conditions to ensuring the success of artificial intelligence in government.

Federal Chief Information Officer Suzette Kent said OMB will release a draft of the administration’s federal data strategy “very soon,” and highlighted some of the upcoming strategy’s top goals for the rest of this year.

Those priorities include safeguarding privacy and building public trust in the government’s use of data, as well as “prioritizing certain data sets” in government that can stimulate economic growth and improve on existing research and development projects.

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  • Robert O. Work

    Senior Counselor for Defense and Distinguished Senior Fellow for Defense and National Security

    Secretary Robert O. Work is the Distinguished Senior Fellow for Defense and National Security at the Center for a New American Security and the owner of TeamWork, LLC, which s...