Bob Work

Lt. Gen. Michael Groen, Joint Artificial Intelligence Center director, conducts a press briefing about the DOD’s efforts to adopt and scale artificial intelligence capabilities, from the Pentagon, Washington D.C., Nov. 24, 2020. (DoD photo by U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Jack Sanders)

Six months into JAIC 2.0, DOD still needs to move faster on AI

The Joint AI Center's transformation into 'JAIC 2.0' has brought added speed to AI adoption, but not enough, its director said.
Deputy Secretary of Defense Bob Work delivering remarks to newly promoted brigadier generals and rear admirals serving in the United States military as part of the CAPSTONE course at the National Defense University, Fort McNair, Washington, DC on August 12, 2014. (DoD photo by Casper Manlangit)

Federal R&D spending on AI should be doubled, then doubled again, commission says

The National Security Commission on Artificial Intelligence calls for an immediate doubling of funding for non-defense R&D around AI starting next fiscal year, and then again in…
Deputy Secretary of Defense Bob Work speaks during The Department of Defense Combined Federal Campaign of the National Captial Area Awards Ceremony at the Pentagon, Jan. 29, 2015. (Photo by Master Sgt. Adrian Cadiz)(Released)

Former DOD No. 2 on AI: ‘We should be a lot further along than we are’

"I can't shake the nagging feeling...that we should be a lot further along than we are and we're losing ground to our competitors," former Deputy Secretary of…