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Say Your Agency Gets Money to Modernize IT … What Do You Do Next?

Thursday, March 15th, 2018 - 11:05
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Blog Co-Authors: Michael Preis, Vice President and Partner, IBM; Vladimr Shebalkin, Federal Migration Factory Services, IBM Global Business Services; and Mike Conger, U.S. Federal Team, IBM Global Business Services

How Can Agencies Effectively Implement Artificial Intelligence?

Wednesday, February 28th, 2018 - 11:16
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Blog Co-Author: Claude Yusti, Partner, Public Sector Watson AI and Data Platform, IBM Global Business Services As the public sector adopts new technologies to improve their operations and service delivery, artificial intelligence (AI) increasingly enables a cognitive government in which leaders leverage AI and machine learning to interact with citizens and make better decisions.   At the same time, implementing AI well requires a focus on sound technology management and attention to related critical success factors.

Delivering Artificial Intelligence in Government: Challenges and Opportunities

Wednesday, February 28th, 2018 - 11:09
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The author takes this real-world experience to set forth a framework for agencies to plan, develop, and deploy AI systems. He then puts forward a set of challenges for government leaders and innovators in this space, along with opportunities for agencies to act in addressing these challenges. Finally, Desouza outlines a maturity model for agencies to use in guiding their journey forward in applying AI to improve mission performance.

Professor James Hendler

Friday, January 26th, 2018 - 14:12
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What is artificial intelligence (AI) and how has it evolved? What challenges does AI present to society and government? Join us as we explore these questions and more with Prof. James Hendler, Director of the Institute for Data Exploration and Applications at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and co-author of Social Machines: The Coming Collision of Artificial Intelligence, Social Networking, and Humanity
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Mon, 04/02/2018
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What is artificial intelligence (AI) and how has it evolved? What challenges does AI present to society and government? Join host Michael Keegan as he explores these questions and more with Prof. James Hendler, Director of the Institute for Data Exploration and Applications at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and co-author of Social Machines: The Coming Collision of Artificial Intelligence, Social Networking, and Humanity on The Business of Government Hour

2018 Digital Trends Impacting Government

Wednesday, January 24th, 2018 - 12:33
Citizen expectations of government evolve as they utilize these new tools with the private sector and in their daily lives, requiring government organizations to not only understand these new tools, but to know when and how best to implement them to further their mission. As we begin a new year, let’s explore four technology trends that are currently impacting citizen engagement and digital communications including live video, immersive tools, bots, and wearables. Trend 1: Live video

The Future Has Begun! Using Artificial Intelligence to Transform Government

Tuesday, January 9th, 2018 - 12:09
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Blog Co-Author: Claude Yusti, Partner, IBM Global Business Services Government agencies are being challenged to provide more and better services. At the same time, agencies face budget and resource constraints. Some organizations are looking at how to reinvent their programs for serving citizens. This environment places a premium on investigating and testing new approaches -- one of the most intriguing such approach involves the use of artificial intelligence, or AI.

Using Artificial Intelligence to Transform Government

Monday, January 8th, 2018 - 19:00
In hindsight, it is easy to identify Alexander Graham Bell’s invention of the telephone in the 1870s as an instrument of marvel, eventually connecting people worldwide. And of course, there is the internet, which, although it burst into the public realm less than 30 years ago, is a technology and service that few can envision living without, whether we understood that in the 1990s or not.

Drivers Transforming Government: Digital

Tuesday, December 19th, 2017 - 16:34
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Note: The IBM Center recently released Seven Drivers Transforming Government, a series of essays exploring key drivers of change in government. It is based on our research and numerous insights shared by current and former government officials. This blog is the seventh and final in a series of excerpts from each of the seven essays.

Re-Imagining Government Modernization

Tuesday, December 5th, 2017 - 13:14
Guest blogger: Tim Stitely, IBM Vice President for Federal Healthcare As the Former Chief Information Officer for the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and a civil servant for over 20 years from the level of clerk typist through the Senior Executive Service, I have seen many "Modernization" initiatives to optimize and otherwise change Government. Sometimes this is process-oriented or people-driven, and usually lands a lot on technology. The initiatives have come under many names, including Reinventing Government and the President’s Management Agenda.

Evolving the Workforce for A.I. Adoption

Tuesday, November 21st, 2017 - 14:15
Guest blogger: Doug McGovern, Chief Technology Officer for Intelligence Programs, IBM Global Business Services This panel was part of a Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence (A.I.) workshop held at the National Geospatial Intelligence Agency’s (NGA) headquarters in Springfield Virginia and was attended by industry, academia and Government. Keynotes were provided by several Government Senior Executives from the Intelligence Community.