Saturday, April 17, 2021

AI Being Employed by Local Governments to Help Maintain Good Roads

By AI Trends Staff Workers for Hertfordshire, a home county in southern England, are using AI to monitor road conditions, picking up potholes using onboard...

White House Sets $973M Non-Defense AI R&D Budget for FY2020

The White House recently released its FY2020 non-defense AI R&D spending request, totaling just under $1 billion. Michael Kratsios, U.S. CTO and head of the White...

GSA Unit Launches AI Community of Practice to Boost Agency Adoption

By AI Trends Staff The General Services Administration’s Technology Transformation Services (TTS) unit has launched an AI community of practice (AI CoP) to capture advances...

Former Google Chief to Chair Government AI Advisory Group

Federal leaders on Jan. 18 announced the 15 tech experts who will serve on the National Security Commission on Artificial Intelligence. The commission, created by...

Bipartisan Agreement in Congress on AI Points to Way Forward with China 

By John P. Desmond, AI Trends Editor  The final report from the National Security Commission on Artificial Intelligence, released last week, points to a surprisingly bipartisan agreement on the importance...

Digital Assistants Transforming Public Service

By Deborah Borfitz, Senior Science Writer, AI Trends Digital assistants have become a major trend in government at every level and across geographies, and could...

Arkansas Government Moving Aggressively to Shore Up Cybersecurity

Arkansas will soon launch an ambitious initiative to include AI to bolster the state’s cybersecurity stance, while developing a scalable defense model that others...

Executive Interview: Steve Bennett, Director Global Government Practice, SAS 

Using AI and analytics to optimize delivery of government service to citizens   Steve Bennett is Director of the Global Government Practice at SAS, and is...

Federal Government Moving to Implement AI More Widely

By AI Trends Staff The VA is planning to expand its use of AI; the IRS is moving to employ more AI for help with...

Executive Interview: Brian Gattoni, CTO, Cybersecurity & Infrastructure Security Agency 

Understanding and Advising on Cyber and Physical Risks to the Nation’s Critical Infrastructure  Brian R. Gattoni is the Chief Technology Officer for the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure...




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