Modernization News

AI Makes the Call on Inherently Governmental Functions

GCN (Sept. 17, 2019)

To help its procurement staff make the call as to what are “inherently governmental functions,” the Department of Health and Human Services has built a recurrent neural network, and officials say the goal of the artificial intelligence-powered system is not to automate the entire process, he said, but rather to allow HHS’ human experts to make the determination on the toughest and most-borderline cases.

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DEFENSE DOD Pushes Back on Open Source

FCW (Sept. 10, 2019)

The Department of Defense has pushed back on GAO report urging the launch of an open source pilot program, which is in keeping with OMB requirements and mandated in the 2018 National Defense Authorization Act.

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