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BAE’s Paul Lewis on Issues to Address When Implementing DoD’s AI Ethical Principles

Paul Lewis Director BAE Systems Inc.

Paul Lewis, director of ethics and business conduct for the intelligence and security sector at BAE Systems Inc., wrote in a commentary published Tuesday on Federal News Network that there are several issues the Department of Defense’s Joint Artificial Intelligence Center should address when implementing the five ethical principles for AI and one is clarifying the terms used in the principles.

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DoD Announces Data Strategy to Advance Joint Warfighting; Dave Spirk Quoted

Dave Spirk CDO DoD

The Department of Defense (DoD) has announced a new data strategy, intended to drive the defense department to more effectively use data. Dave Spirk, the recently appointed chief data officer (CDO) for DoD, said that the strategy will support a “joint warfighting” approach to data collection, management and use. Spirk was appointed to the role in June 2020. 

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Carahsoft, The Quilt Amend Tech Distribution Agreement

Carahsoft

Carahsoft Technology has modified its contract with The Quilt, an information technology networking coalition, to expand the number of products and services for the academic and nonprofit sectors. The amended master service agreement will offer customers access to 25 vendors of software licenses, hardware, cloud subscriptions, professional and managed services and training, Carahsoft said Thursday.

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