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Tradewind Featured In Defense News Magazine

Tradewind is proud to announce its feature in the January 2023 edition of Defense News magazine! On page 44, you can get an inside look at our innovative solutions to accelerating the adoption of AI within the DoD. We invite readers to connect with us and find out more about what we have to offer.

Published on Jan 9, 2023

AI Proficiency Podcast - Episode #5 Out Now!

Tune in to this episode of AI Proficiency: Turning Tomorrow into Today as we hear from our guest speaker, Mike Capps, the CEO of Diveplane! He details his experiences ranging from his DoD efforts, to his position at Epic Games helping create Fortnite and other various Apple device applications, eventually leading to his current position with...

Published on Jan 3, 2023

AI Proficiency Podcast - Episode #4 Out Now!

Listen in as we hear Stephanie Wilson, the Contracting and Agreements Officer in the U.S. Army, detail how to create and handle improved contracting practices necessary to acquire AI and emerging technology. She shares her years of experience in dealing with the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) and how proper use and understanding of OTAs...

Published on Dec 20, 2022

AI Proficiency Podcast - Episode #3 Out Now!

Tune in to this episode of AI Proficiency: Turning Tomorrow into Today as we hear from our guest speaker, Igor Jablokov, the CEO and founder of Pryon. He delves into how important it is to be disruptive in technology and how the results can be both evolutionary and revolutionary. Hear the firsthand story of how Igor started the creation and...

Published on Dec 13, 2022

An Open Call to the Visionaries in Government to Change DoD Culture

Whether you acknowledge it or not, all roads in the emerging technology race lead to contracts. Unfortunately, federal contracting is lengthy, overly burdensome and rigid. But it doesn’t have to be this way. Disrupting traditional federal contracting is critical to advancing rapid acquisition, but it is only one step of many needed in order to...

Published on Dec 12, 2022

AI Proficiency Podcast - Episode #2 Out Now!

Join us for this episode of AI Proficiency: Turning Tomorrow into Today as we hear from guest speaker Bonnie Evangelista, the Tradewind Execution Lead at the Chief Digital and Artificial Intelligence Office (CDAO). She will introduce the efforts and goals of the CDAO and the enabling concept of Tradewind. Hear as Bonnie further details the...

Published on Dec 6, 2022

AI Proficiency Podcast - Episode #1 Out Now!

Artificial Intelligence (AI) technologies are being created, procured, and spread throughout the Government and the workforce needs proper training to go along with its implementation. The “AI Proficiency: Turning Tomorrow into Today” Podcast will discuss the growing need for Artificial Intelligence use and will address the changes it has...

Published on Nov 21, 2022

New AI Marketplace Is a Safe Place for Unlearning Common Knowledge

The ecosystem engages AI innovators in industry, academia, nonprofits, and government. Using agile methodologies the CDAO team quickly homes in on what works and what doesn’t and adjusts. Our goal is to award prototype agreements in 30 to 60 days or less so the DoD can quickly, repeatedly, and ethically put AI technologies into use.

Published on Oct 7, 2022

DOD Takes Additional Step to Unify and Accelerate AI Acquisition

Acknowledging the typical burden of DOD’s standard acquisition regulations and culture, Tradewind provides a collaborative platform among industry, academia and government to quickly acquire AI solutions to potentially meet DOD needs and challenges. According to the site’s announcement, “The ultimate goal is to achieve rapid procurement...

Published on Sep 7, 2022