Emerging Tech

Resources on Emerging Tech

  • Administration Actions on AI

    Steps to promote the safe, secure, and trustworthy use of AI. Includes: progress reports, federal agency use cases, and voluntary private sector commitments, as well as the Blueprint for an AI Bill of Rights, NIST AI Risk Management Framework, National AI R&D Strategic Plan, and National AI Research Resource (NAIRR) Pilot.

  • Executive Order on the Safe, Secure, and Trustworthy Development and Use of Artificial Intelligence

    Establishes new standards for AI safety and security, protects Americans’ privacy, advances equity and civil rights, stands up for consumers and workers, promotes innovation and competition, advances American leadership around the world, and more.

  • FACT SHEET: President Biden Issues Executive Order on Safe, Secure, and Trustworthy Artificial Intelligence

    Summarizes the eight sections of the Executive Order: New Standards for AI Safety and Security; Protecting Americans’ Privacy; Advancing Equity and Civil Rights; Standing Up for Consumers, Patients, and Students; Supporting Workers; Promoting Innovation and Competition; Advancing American Leadership Abroad; and Ensuring Responsible and Effective Government Use of AI.

  • Blueprint for an AI Bill of rights

    From the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP), the Blueprint for an AI Bill of Rights is a set of five principles and associated practices to help guide the design, use, and deployment of automated systems to protect the rights of the American public in the age of artificial intelligence.

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  • Robotic Process Automation (RPA)

    A collaborative body designed to rapidly accelerate the adoption of Robotic Process Automation (RPA) technology across the federal government.

News and Events on Emerging Tech

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Back to basics in the age of AI

The federal government is actively discussing the transformative potential of artificial intelligence (AI). It has the potential to transform our digital service delivery, automate tasks, and enhance data analysis. However, AI also presents challenges and risks such as bias and ethical concerns. The team at 18F provides a quick overview of AI, its place in government today, and the techniques and frameworks they are currently using to navigate this complex new landscape.— via 18F

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Jun 18, 2024

Why some technologists choose public service

The General Services Administration (GSA) employs nearly 12,000 people who provide services to federal agencies and the public, and has been recognized as one of the top federal agencies to work for, emphasizing a people-first culture. Through the Tech to Gov initiative, GSA’s Technology Transformation Services (TTS) has successfully recruited top tech talent to enhance digital government services. Get to know some of GSA’s newest technologists.— via General Services Administration

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May 22, 2024
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An Accidental AI Professional

This feature on Agata Ciesielski, a fellow in the White House Presidential Innovation Fellowship (PIF) Program, highlights the opportunities provided by the program to work on big impact inter-agency problems, such as elevating artificial intelligence solutions.

Jul 06, 2022
Robotic Process Automation

5 Tips for Implementing Citizen Development in Your RPA Program

The Robotic Process Automation (RPA) Community of Practice highlights five key points for implementing RPA citizen developers, as shared by federal subject matter experts James Gregory (General Services Administration), Frank Wood (Defense Logistics Agency), and Russ Kuehn (Social Security Administration) during their recent webinars with the Federal RPA Community of Practice.

Aug 16, 2021

GSA Future Focus: Web Scraping

GSA Future Focus: Web Scraping—Often referred to as screen scraping, web harvesting, or web crawling, web scraping is a process that extracts unstructured data and text from web pages, and converts it into a form that can be easily analyzed. Learn how GSA’s Emerging Tech team has identified some best practices to help agencies use this technology responsibly and effectively.— via General Services Administration

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Jul 07, 2021