Federal Chief Information Officer Suzette Kent said at an IBM and Partnership for Public Service event that the administration is aiming to go âbeyond the technicalâ in artificial intelligence efforts, Federal News Network reported Friday. Kent, a 2019 Wash100 Award recipient, noted that AI implementation must also focus on factors such as data collection, regulatory matters and retraining âa broader swath of employees.â
Andrea Bright,Â assistant secretary of the Customs and Border ProtectionÂ Office of Human Resources, noted that the Department of Homeland Security component is leveraging AI to potentially support functions such as video analysis forÂ law enforcement applications.
âWe are moving towards automating some of that activity that allows the Border Patrol agents to do the work that they want to do,â she said.
Last year, the National Science Foundation launched a Career Compass Challenge that tasks participants to develop an app that matches employeesâ skills and relevant government jobs and supports further technology training opportunities.