How to Talk Data Readiness

Rapid evolution and advancement of technology demand federal agencies adapt, shift, and change their data strategies or plans of action. Embracing disruption is key to recognizing and implementing these transforming technologies. The latest industry trend is to utilize the vast amount of data a...

Developing AI/ML-enabling Ecosystems

“DOD points to ride-sharing service Uber as an analogy to describe its desired end state for JADC2. Uber combines two different apps—one for riders and a second for drivers. Using the respective users’ positions, the Uber algorithm determines the optimal match based on distance, travel time, an...

Juneteenth: Freedom for All Americans

Juneteenth: June 19, 1865. What is this? Is this a national holiday? What is the significance of this day? Let me tell you about this important day and why it is vital to me. I will start by clearing up a misconception that some people may have. No, slavery was not abolished on this day. Slave...

This Memorial Day, Celebrate through Contribution

In the spring of 1915, following the Second Battle of Ypres, Canadian Lieutenant Colonel John McCrae was tending to the wounded and noticed a brilliant red patch of poppies blooming in the freshly broken soil of the battlefield. Amidst the carnage of a battle that claimed over 120,000 lives and...

Begin with the end in mind: How to achieve Section 508 success

By factoring in UI/UX design upfront and building to these accessibility best practices, you will significantly reduce technical debt and rework. In the transition to digital, the Government is automating routine workflow processes. Agencies are digitizing vast amounts of paper files, ch...

NT Concepts Honors Our Veterans by Continuing the Mission

Our Veterans Reflect on Delivering Advanced Solutions to Support Warfighters “Veterans know better than anyone else the price of freedom, for they've suffered the scars of war. We can offer them no better tribute than to protect what they have won for us.” —President Ronald Reagan, 1983, in...

Machine Learning at the Tactical Edge

Three years ago, this article would have been titled, “The Power of Artificial Intelligence (AI): What Machine Learning Can Do.” It would have listed subsets of Machine Learning (ML) like computer vision, natural language processing, sentiment analysis, and recommendation engines highlighting th...

A Viable Solution to Acquiring, Wrangling, and Readying Data

With all the investment pouring into Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) development, it's an understatement to say that data is important. It's everything. While it's promising to see the Department of Defense (DoD) turn its focus to establishing a common data standard acros...