January 24, 2020
New RAND report on AI points to shortcomings in Pentagon's strategy, organization
The Pentagon's artificial intelligence strategy lacks clear goals and metrics, while the year-old Joint AI Center doesn't have the authorities, resources and visibility to fulfill its mandate of being the "focal point" of Defense Department AI activity, according to a new RAND Corp. report.
The study, "The Department of Defense Posture for Artificial Intelligence," was commissioned by the Joint AI Center (JAIC) at the direction of the fiscal 2019 National Defense Authorization Act. The report's recommendations include steps for...