Immersive technologies: A future way to train and prepare employees for achieving agency missions

Immersive technologies, such as virtual reality, are a collection of technologies that change or enhance our physical environment. Learn more about how federal agencies are already using and benefiting from immersive technologies.

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Using artificial intelligence to fight wildlife crime more effectively

By: Peter Kamocsai

Our 2018 report “The Future Has Begun: Using Artificial Intelligence to Transform Government” featured the Protection Assistant for Wildlife Security, which helps rangers protect animals from poachers. Two years later, discover how this AI tool is continuing to support conservation efforts across the world.

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13 key ways for federal agencies to innovate

By: Henry Feinstein

Federal employees with experience in innovation offer strategies to advance innovative ideas in government.

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Innovation is essential – why is it so difficult to spread what works?

By: Henry Feinstein

Innovation is crucial for effective public service, yet numerous barriers prevent innovative ideas from spreading across government. In part one of this innovation series, we’re identifying these barriers, so we can figure out how to move forward.

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Five lessons learned from federal innovators

By: Lindsay Laferriere

The Partnership and Slalom Consulting hosted the Federal Innovation Summit to highlight lessons learned from successful federal innovations, bust myths about key barriers, and identify opportunities to implement proven practices. Read this post to explore five key takeaways from the summit.

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Four medical care innovations for veterans

Employees across the federal government dedicate their careers to helping veterans. In honor of Veterans Day, we’re highlighting some examples of federal employees who are transforming medical care for our veterans.

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What the new federal guidance on artificial intelligence means for agencies

By: Peter Kamocsai

The National Institute of Standards and Technology’s new plan on the responsible use of artificial intelligence helps our government catch up with other countries.

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Celebrating the Apollo 11 moon landing with the 2019 People’s Choice Award winner

This week, the Partnership announced the 2019 Service to America Medals People’s Choice Award winner as Robert Cabana and the Kennedy Space Center Senior Management Team. Their work is particularly salient this week as we celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing. In this blog post, Janet Petro, deputy director of the Kennedy Space Center, remarks on her team’s win and how the moon landing inspires them today.

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Forging an innovative government capable of meeting 21st-century challenges

As we celebrate the 50th anniversary of the NASA Apollo 11 moon landing mission, we must recognize the accomplishment as a distinctive moment in government innovation. Although the government continues to provide inventive products and services, our country still faces many complex challenges. Learn more about government modernization efforts and the Partnership’s vision for an innovative federal culture that would help address these challenges.

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Administration unveils its artificial intelligence initiative

By: Peter Kamocsai

With the Trump administration’s recent executive order on artificial intelligence, “Maintaining American Leadership in AI,” government takes another step forward in developing AI to make federal agencies more effective and efficient.

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