DDS chief urges feds to capitalize on shifting workplace expectations in recruitment
Evolving workforce desires present new opportunities to grow and diversify staff, according to the director of the Defense Digital Service.
DOD looking to expand scholarship program to bolster hypersonics workforce
The Department of Defense aims to significantly increase the student pipeline for its SMART scholarship program.
Recovering DOD innovators
Brian Beachkofski, former commander of the Air Force's Kessel Run; Brian Masters, former director of cloud and AI enablement for Army's XVIII Airborne Corps; Meagan Metzger, CEO and co-founder of Dcode.
SAP on educating and empowering the workforce
Dan Miller, director of defense solutions for SAP, says that the DOD can first become more nimble and innovative by educating and empowering its people. Miller says that along with educating the workforce on the technologies, leaders should also put in place tools that are going to empower the employees to try innovative solutions.
DOD commits millions to expand Purdue-led program aimed at growing microelectronics workforce
Pentagon officials moved to further confront gaps in the U.S. workforce pipeline for trained semiconductor engineers.
Pentagon reaches important waypoint in long journey toward adopting ‘responsible AI’
There’s a lot to unpack in the Pentagon’s new high-level plan of action to ensure all artificial intelligence use under its purview abides by U.S. ethical standards. Experts are weighing in on what the document means for the military’s pursuit of this crucial technology. In many ways, the Responsible AI Strategy and Implementation Pathway, released last week, marks the culmination of years of work in the Defense Department to drive…
Marine Corps looks to machine learning for personnel retention
To better retain talent in its ranks, the Marine Corps is turning to machine learning and artificial intelligence to examine recruiting data and identify key attributes of Marines who will likely stay in uniform. The military writ large has struggled to retain specialized skills, especially tech talent, so the Marine Corps has turned to tech to identify key traits in recruits to inform management choices around retention. The new tech…