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January 19

Synthetic Data Engine to Support NIH’s COVID-19 Research-Driving Effortexternal icon, Nextgov 
A partnership between government and private entities is supporting a synthetic data generator that could contribute to better understanding of COVID-19.

January 15

Biden-Harris Admin Proposes $10B in New IT and Cyber Funding for Federal Agenciesexternal icon, Nextgov
If approved, the $10 billion in funding could have a strong impact on IT and cybersecurity programs at the federal level.

HHS Names First Ever Chief Artificial Intelligence Officerexternal icon, Nextgov
As AI plays a bigger role across the technology spectrum, HHS asks Oki Mek to step into the role of Chief Artificial Intelligence Officer.

December 7 calendar date

No Failures in Latest FITARA Scorecard But 5 Agencies Slipexternal icon, Nextgov
Many agencies earned high marks, but a new metric impacted some scores for progress on IT modernization.

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