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*** A new GAO report digs into what federal agencies need to do to reform human resources practices to prepare for the future of work.

*** General Dynamics Information Technology has spun off its Next Generation 911 line of business that supports state and local governments in a sale to Comtech. About 60 GDIT employees have joined Comtech as result of the deal. It's the latest in a series of divestitures in the wake of GDIT's acquisition of CSRA last year. Washington Technology has more.

*** Is artificial intelligence a threat to democracy? Boise State University professor Steven Feldstein argues in GCN that rapidly expanding AI systems are making it easier for even open governments to utilize potentially repressive surveillance technology.

Posted on Apr 30, 2019 at 12:45 AM


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