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  • When AI goes Top Gun

    When AI goes Top Gun

    Researchers have developed a fuzzy-logic system that out-flies an expert fighter pilot.

  • wearable health sensors

    Fitbit for the battlefield? Not just yet.

    The biggest challenge is extracting actionable data from commercial devices, an Air Force Research Lab official says.

  • 2016 GCN DIG IT AWARDS

    Recognizing the best in government IT

    GCN dig IT Award nominations deadline has been extended to July 21!

  • Crowdsourced images create DIY Street View

    Crowdsourced images create DIY Street View

    Mapillary applies artificial intelligence to crowdsourced street-level photos to create intelligent, navigable imagery of communities around the globe.

  • smart city challenge

    City mayors make final pitches in Smart City Challenge

    The finalists explained how they would use technology and prize money to make their cities safer and easier to navigate.

  • Advanced game theory goes to work for homeland security

    Advanced game theory goes to work for homeland security

    Researchers from the University of Southern California have developed applications for the Transportation Security Administration to protect airports and for the U.S. Coast Guard to defend ports.

  • Countdown starts for space-based cloud storage

    Countdown starts for space-based cloud storage

    SpaceBelt, a satellite-based data center network infrastructure, proposes to circumvent terrestrial network logjams, evade hackers and cut data security and management costs.

  • DARPA wants to teach machines how to learn

    DARPA wants to teach machines how to learn

    The Fundamental Limits of Learning program aims to build a theoretical framework for teaching machines to generalize their existing knowledge to new situations.

  •  Utah enlists Amazon Echo to help with driver’s license test prep

    Utah enlists Amazon Echo to help with driver’s license test prep

    Utah’s Department of Public Safety and Department of Technology Services built a drivers license quiz application for Amazon Echo using the Alexa digital assistant.

  • NRO adds cubesats to its fleet

    NRO adds cubesats to its fleet

    With the small, inexpensive cubesats, missions for National Reconnaissance Office and its partners are now more affordable.

  • Can the Postal Service put blockchain to work?

    Can the Postal Service put blockchain to work?

    A new report explores the potential ways the technology behind Bitcoin could help USPS reinvent its mission.

  • Building the tools for bug-free software

    Building the tools for bug-free software

    With detailed descriptions of how software is expected to behave, researchers believe they can verify its operations and eliminate bugs.

  • Companies test drive PNNL technologies with exploratory licenses

    Companies test drive PNNL technologies with exploratory licenses

    The Pacific Northwest National Laboratory’s agreement gives companies six months to test a technology before deciding whether to purchase a full license.

  • Searching for better intelligence from the machine world

    Searching for better intelligence from the machine world

    The Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity is interested in technologies improving anticipatory intelligence, analysis, operations and data collection.

Topic Resources

  • Transforming Customer Service: Building a Smarter Service-Oriented Workforce

    Whether a public contact center or an internal help desk, government offices managing customer service play a vital role in supporting their agencies missions. Unfortunately, many service centers lack the tools they need to deliver high-quality services in a timely fashion. In this webcast, Michelle Earley, USAJOBS Program Manager at OPM, and Stephanie Wade, Director, Innovation Lab at OPM, will discuss how they are transforming USAJOBS, the federal government's official jobs site to improve the hiring process and elevate the level of customer service that applicants receive. The transformation is comprehensive, involving the adoption of human-centered design principles, the use cloud-based DevOps to create new services, and the modernization of foundational technology, including the cloud.

  • Improve Agency Processes -- Focus Here First

    View this on-demand presentation to learn how agencies can use process improvement to put the U.S. Digital Services Playbook into action. Leading experts used real-world case studies to illustrate how Business Process Management (BPM) can help agencies save resources and meet customer expectations, regardless of location, device, or communication method.

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  • IFTTT data access program

    IFTTT digs into government data


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