November 20, 2019
AI Commission cites DOD acquisition processes as barrier to tech adoption
Pentagon policies and processes are posing major impediments to the U.S. military's adoption of artificial intelligence technologies, according to a new report by the National Security Commission on Artificial Intelligence
The commission's interim report released this week contains numerous criticisms of the defense acquisition system in describing how DOD struggles to scale AI projects and work with the best commercial AI companies.
For instance, AI application efforts across DOD remain "largely decentralized," and the department is struggling to move small...