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- 09/17/18--09:05: Bill to Establish National Quantum Initiative Passed at House
- 09/19/18--11:56: USAF PEO Battle Management Redesignated With More Digital Focus
The House has passed a bill seeking to form a White House-led office to coordinate quantum information science research and development efforts among industry, academia and government entities.
The U.S. Air Force's Program Executive Office Battle Management has been redesignated to continue operations as PEO Digital at Hanscom Air Force Base. The renamed and redesignated PEO will work to implement acquisition processes for Agile DevOps software across the service branch, Air Force Materiel Command said Monday.
Defense Intelligence Agency Director Lt. Gen. Robert Ashley Jr. said during a recent discussion at the Center for Strategic and International Studies that China and the United States becoming enemies is “not a foregone conclusion,” even though the two countries are currently competitors. Ashley also noted that although China has been busy building up its military capabilities, the Asian country’s long-term goal — whether it be global hegemony or simply the protection of national interests — remains unclear, DoD News reported Tuesday.
Jane Wiseman, a Senior Fellow at the Harvard Kennedy School’s Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation, has called on the heads of federal agencies to appoint a chief data officer or establish a data management position at their respective departments. Wiseman made the recommendation in a recently released report, noting the inability of government agencies to leverage data in decision-making due to sheer volume.
Oregon Sen. Ron Wyden has asked Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and three other lawmakers to support legislation that would permit the U.S. Senate Sergeant at Arms to secure the personal accounts and devices of senators and their staff from hacking. Sen. Wyden explained in a letter dated Sept. 19 that the SAA was legally prohibited from using public funds to provide protection for electronics and accounts that were not issued by the government.
Rep. Jody Hice, R-Ga., has introduced a bill that would give the Trump administration authority to formally present governmentwide reorganization plans to Congress.