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DOD trying new approach for Tradewind AI initiative


The Department of Defense is introducing a new approach for its Tradewind Initiative that it’s using to pursue new artificial intelligence capabilities, FedScoop has learned. FedScoop confirmed this week that the Pentagon’s Chief Digital and Artificial Intelligence Office (CDAO) recently updated its tradewindai.com website, and is now trying it out as a one-stop-shop to announce new AI-aligned challenge competitions and opportunities supporting DOD components.  “While this by itself is not…

DOD still lags in delivering software for weapons systems in a timely manner, says GAO


The Department of Defense still lags behind commercial standards in delivering software for weapons systems despite using agile software development methods, a new report from the Government Accountability Office found. In its annual weapon system assessment, the GAO asserted that despite steps being taken in recent years to modernize its software development and acquisition approach, the majority of major defense acquisition programs and middle-tier acquisition programs reviewed “reported delivering software…