emerging technology
 
  • VA building AI-powered knowledge graph of veteran health

    VA building AI-powered knowledge graph of veteran health

    Using 30 petabytes of aggregated and anonymized data from the Veterans Information Systems and Technology Architecture, Flow Health will help the Department of Veterans Affairs improve health care for veterans.

  • VA improves treatment with natural language processing tool

    VA improves treatment with natural language processing tool

    The new tool extracts relevant data from the case notes narratives in electronic heath records.

  • How blockchain will transform our cities

    How blockchain will transform our cities

    The blockchain can become the city’s operating system, invisible yet ubiquitous, improving citizens’ access to services, goods and economic opportunities.

  • Defense applications ripe for quantum computing

    Defense applications ripe for quantum computing

    Lockheed Martin has been experimenting with quantum systems to speed verification and validation of mission-critical software.

  • Amazon releases AI web services

    Amazon releases AI web services

    AWS released three artificial-intelligence services that will allow developers to build conversational user experiences for web, mobile and connected-device apps.

  • Ohio builds out its smart road

    Ohio builds out its smart road

    Ohio’s open road laboratory features high-capacity fiber-optic cables and sensors to communicate with autonomous and connected vehicles.

  • Sensor-equipped cockroaches to the rescue

    Sensor-equipped cockroaches to the rescue

    Biobots can be dispatched into damaged buildings or other hazardous environments to collect data.

  • Quantum computing: Probable solutions incredibly fast

    Quantum computing: Probable solutions incredibly fast

    Although mainstream quantum computing is still years off, agencies are starting to experiment with D-Wave machines for optimization problems.

  • How DUIx gets cutting-edge tech so fast

    How DUIx gets cutting-edge tech so quickly

    The Pentagon's Defense Innovation Unit Experimental released a how-to guide explaining how Defense organizations can take advantage of “other transactions.”

  • White House experiments with augmented reality

    White House experiments with augmented reality

    An animated White House will appear on any $1 bill when viewed with the new 1600 app.

  • Gaming for technology readiness

    DARPA's multiplayer gaming platform for problem solving

    The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency wants to build a gaming and social media platform that will engage a diverse community of creative minds to solve emerging science and technology problems.

  • Congress gets up to speed on AI

    Congress gets up to speed on AI

    A senate subcommittee heard from artificial intelligence experts on the challenges and potential of the technology.

  • How can data can fuel electric vehicle growth?

    Can data fuel electric vehicle growth?

    Experts in the EV community discussed how data can help spur the technology’s adoption at the first-ever Electric Vehicle Datathon.

  • Producing electricity with pedestrian traffic

    Producing electricity with pedestrian traffic

    Washington, D.C., has installed an array of sidewalk tiles that create electricity when people walk over them.

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.

inside gcn

  • Does broadband speed always matter?

    Does broadband speed always matter?


More from 1105 Public Sector Media Group