AI & Analytics

C3 AI hires new defense & intelligence leader

This retired Army major general was most recently chief operating officer for the military's lead artificial intelligence organization.

How a social worker became the Defense Logistics Agency's first chief data and analytics officer

Under her leadership the agency is ‘just starting’ to really understand what it means to apply data as a strategic asset.

International space station launches AI program to test astronaut gloves

Spaceborne Computer-2 is providing insights in real-time, just months after it was delivered to the ISS, Nextgov confirmed.

Army's data revamp hinges on APIs

The military branch wants to experiment with application programming interfaces to learn more about their impact on business processes.

DOD's AI portfolio skews toward research, GAO reports

A recent watchdog report tallies nearly 700 projects that are mostly in the R&D phase.

Air Force moves to drive computer vision research and development

An official said it shows that DOD is serious about enabling more personnel to harness artificial intelligence.

AI researchers want to match 'fingerprints' texters leave behind to fight disinformation

The Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity is working on a soon-to-be-released, broad agency announcement that might one day help combat disinformation campaigns and human trafficking.

The Pentagon's AI center plans to rapidly deploy algorithms to the battlefield

The Joint Artificial Intelligence Center’s director shed new light on its AI and Data Accelerator this week.

DOD Debuts Office to Help It 'Move Faster' on Artificial Intelligence

Officials provided an update on their nascent work to synchronize AI efforts across the CDO, JAIC and DDS.

The Navy's plan to crack down on data duplication

Tom Sasala, the Navy Department's chief data officer, said the service has been targeting duplicative data sets in financial systems.

Why self-sufficiency is key to fostering data literacy in the Air Force

The Air Force wants to improve data literacy and culture, so it's creating a cadre of "citizen analysts" and communities of interest to build and then spread their knowledge.

Can Project Maven help shape acquisition policy?

The DOD's inspector general found that the lack of a formal documentation process for acquisition metrics and procedures could prevent future growth of Project Maven and similar projects.

The Pentagon wants to broaden data partnerships with allies

The Defense Department’s chief data officer, David Spirk, talked about the growing community of data leaders among allies and how the partnerships can pay off.

The Army wants to use machine learning to treat soldiers' burns on the battlefield

The Defense Department will partner with two private medical research centers to develop a portable tool for soldiers to assess burns.

2022 defense policy bill aims to change how DOD buys technology

The 2022 National Defense Authorization Act provisions sparked support and skepticism from several experts.

How the Navy is experimenting with AI to make decisions faster

The U.S. Navy’s SCOUT Experimentation aims to develop automated and emerging technologies into targeted problem areas among warfighters.