FBI and DOJ data center, Pocatello, Idaho
Inside the FBI and DOJ data center in Pocatello, Idaho. The facility was opened in November 2019. (FBI)

FBI finance team working on first software bot

The Federal Bureau of Investigation’s finance modernization team said Tuesday it will soon roll out a bot for automatically paying invoices and updating budget line items that…
Rohit Chopra, director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, is working to determine how existing laws can be used to combat discriminatory AI algorithms. (Photo by Stefani Reynold / AFP via Getty Images)

Biden administration announces crackdown on discrimination and bias in AI tools

Leaders at four major federal agencies say they will use civil rights and consumer rights laws to take enforcement action against AI systems that perpetuate bias.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection used automation to help airlines identify and divert 239,000 at-risk travelers from boarding U.S.-bound flights during the pandemic.

When automation out-delivers IT modernization

Government leaders report automation has fast-tracked large-scale service improvements faster and at lower costs than big-ticket IT modernization projects.