Dave Spirk

New DOD Chief Digital and AI Office to start work by Feb. 1


The latest office to oversee AI and digital technology innovation will reach initial operational capability Feb. 1.

DOD platform made for financial data finds battlefield use


The Advana platform was used in recent JADC2 experiments to give commanders real-time readiness and other types of data.

DOD No. 2 issues new ‘Data Decrees’ for military, pushing for better data management


Kathleen Hicks, the Pentagon's No. 2, pushed forward her priority of improving DOD data management with a new memo and "data decrees."

DOD’s data initiatives accelerating with new administration, CDO says


Dave Spirk, the DOD's CDO, said during an the IT Modernization Summit that the department's senior-most leaders are very supportive of data policies.

How SOCOM tapped college students to work on new tech


A successful internship program is leading SOCOM to find new ways to recruit and retain tech talent in the military.

Army gets a new chief data officer


The Army's new CDO comes with years of experience in the Department of Defense and advanced degrees in mathematics and operations research.