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DOD to Roll Out New Online Marketplace to Speedily Buy AI-Aligned Tech

The Pentagon’s Chief Digital and Artificial Intelligence Office (CDAO) is preparing to launch a new one-stop online “marketplace” to solicit, evaluate and curate technologies specifically associated with AI, machine learning, data and analytics — and also enable Defense Department components to rapidly buy those digital capabilities...

Published on Sep 2, 2022

Pentagon Takes New Tack for Tradewind AI Marketplace

CDAO spokesperson Kathleen Clark said the website, a marketplace for finding, funding, and developing AI technologies, will be used to launch new AI-aligned challenge competitions and opportunities in support of DOD components, saying time-based events and near real-time awards are new to the organization, FedScoop reported.

Published on Aug 15, 2022

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 website, and is now trying...

Published on Aug 12, 2022

CDAO Sees Contracting as a Way to Build Innovation

The Defense Department recently brought the chief data and artificial intelligence office into full operating capability. It'll focus on advanced technologies and working fast. Not just the technologies need to move fast. Acquisition and contracting also have to keep pace with the office’s needs. Federal News Network’s Scott Maucione talked...

Published on Jun 27, 2022