New DOD strategy calls for treating 'data as a weapon system' to fuel advances in AI

By Justin Doubleday / October 8, 2020 at 1:00 PM
A new Defense Department strategy underscores data as integral to all DOD operations, with one defense official calling on industry to recognize open standards and data sharing as pivotal to the future of warfare. The first DOD data strategy , released today, follows more than a year of development from officials throughout the department, including the recently established chief data officer, who reports to the DOD chief information officer. The current DOD chief data officer is Dave Spirk, who recently...

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