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Accelerating the DoD’s Adoption of Data, Analytics, and AI to Generate Decision Advantage from the Boardroom to the Battlefield

Tradewind is the Department of Defense's framework for sourcing, funding, and developing solutions to challenges in the artificial intelligence/machine learning, digital, and data analytics space.

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Latest Tradewind Opportunities


Tradewind Solutions Marketplace

The Chief Digital and Artificial Intelligence Office (CDAO) in conjunction with its marketplace manager, IN3, is initiating an open comment period for industry, academia, and DOD input to...

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JFAC Automated, Enterprise Scale, Assurance Case Framework

JFAC is collecting market research to establish a potential FY23 pilot demonstration project by first assessing the current state of the art enterprise assurance technology landscape that addresses...

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JATIC T&E Software Tool Prototyping

The Chief Digital and Artificial Intelligence Office (CDAO) Test and Evaluation (T&E) Directorate supports the testing of a variety of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning...

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Directly Supporting CDAO

Tradewind is an ecosystem that houses vehicles, tools, and a suite of other services for the DoD’s Chief Digital and Artificial Intelligence Office (CDAO). The Office serves as the focal point for the execution of the Department’s AI strategy and is responsible for strengthening and integrating artificial intelligence/machine learning, digital, and data analytics solutions across the Department.

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Responsible Artificial Intelligence (RAI)

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Responsible Artificial Intelligence (RAI) is a holistic, integrated, and disciplined approach that focuses, not only on the technology, namely operationalizing the DoD AI Ethics Principles via good engineering practices, but on organizational operating structures and culture necessary to advance the responsible design, development, procurement and use of AI.

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