Pentagon establishes new data interoperability goals as officials seek to close seams between systems

By Justin Doubleday / February 10, 2021 at 1:28 PM
Pentagon officials are laying the groundwork for advances in artificial intelligence and machine learning by establishing new requirements for how different systems should be able to exchange and communicate data, rather than mandating a single data standard. In a previously unreported Dec. 10 memo shared with Inside Defense, then-Deputy Defense Secretary David Norquist signed out an implementation plan for the recently released DOD Data Strategy . The strategy calls for treating "data as a weapon system" to enable advances...

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