chief data officer (CDO)

Burke Baker, a technical director from the 2nd Audiovisual Squadron, operates a switch board in support of the Advanced Battle Management System (ABMS) Onramp 2, Aug. 31, 2020 at Joint Base Andrews, Maryland. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Daniel Hernandez)

Military services, Pentagon CDAO meeting weekly to coordinate AI efforts

Synergy among the services' AI efforts has "never been better," according to the Air Force's head of data and AI.
File photograph dated May 6, 2010 shows traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange looking at stocks during the final minutes of trading during the Wall Street “flash crash”, which was prompted by one firm’s algorithm selling off 75,000 stocks in 20 minutes, according to a joint report by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and the US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC). TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP via Getty Images)

CFTC eyes natural language processing to standardize data, improve customer experience

Commodity Futures Trading Commission employees need standardized data to effectively oversee product markets.
David Spirk, CDO
Then-Department of Defense Chief Data Officer David Spirk speaks virtually to children at Mitchell Elementary in Tampa, Florida, from the Pentagon on Nov. 16, 2021. (DoD photo by U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Jack Sanders)

David Spirk, DOD chief data officer, to depart

His two-year tenure included the creation of a DOD data strategy and implementation of data decrees from top leadership.