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AI Frontier: DOD’s Strategic Shift and Data Standards Evolution

In this episode of the Daily Scoop Podcast, host Billy Mitchell discusses the Department of Defense’s evolving strategy towards artificial intelligence. The Joint Staff, under the guidance of Lieutenant General Todd Isaacson, has initiated an AI task force, which recently completed a crucial 90-day review to identify viable AI applications and necessary organizational structures to support AI-enabled capabilities. This initiative aims to establish a dedicated Chief Digital and Artificial Intelligence Office, reflecting a broader trend within the Pentagon towards integrating AI for various military and administrative uses.

Additionally, the podcast covers the Department of Commerce‚Äôs ongoing efforts to standardize data for AI applications. Oliver Wise, the Chief Data Officer, speaking at the Gov AI Summit, emphasized the need for defining what constitutes AI-ready data. A working group within the Department is actively seeking public input to shape guidelines for government data that meets AI usability standards, aiming to publish their findings by year’s end.

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