The United States government is one of the largest buyers in the world, if not the largest, spending over $4.1 trillion annually overall with hundreds of billions spent on technology.
As part of all this, the General Services Administration (GSA), a key agency in the US federal government is responsible for managing many of the operations of the federal system including many aspects of procurement.
Increasingly the GSA is leveraging AI and machine learning to help optimize, manage, and advance procurement functions. AI and ML are providing key ability to optimize procurement processes, provide visibility into key metrics, and generate insights and forecasts to procurement trends. In this article, Keith Nakasone, Deputy Assistant Commissioner, Acquisition, Office IT Category at the GSA shares insights on how AI is impacting federal government procurement as a follow-up to a recent podcast interview on this topic.
Keep reading this article at: https://www.forbes.com/sites/cognitiveworld/2020/08/16/how-the-us-government-is-using-ai-to-help-procure-trillions-of-dollars-of-products-and-services-an-interview-with-keith-nakasone-gsa/#5e8607f370ac