The White House’s Office of Federal Procurement Policy (OFPP) is targeting opportunities to use emerging technologies to improve the federal acquisition process.
Joanie Newhart, associate administrator of acquisition workforce programs within OFPP, said at FedScoop’s 2019 IT Modernization Summit. She said that her office and the federal Chief Acquisition Officer Council are “focused on emerging technology and how can we use it in acquisition. We think it’s going to explode this year, so we want to get in front of it and use it wisely.”
While many federal agencies are still trying to grasp how they might use emerging technologies, like automation and artificial intelligence, to drive mission outcomes, many support offices, such as acquisition teams, are finding opportunities to automate burdensome and manual workloads with the novel tech.
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