data science

New OPM memo on hiring for data science skills: Just add (Data Scientist)

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 2 months ago

The memo gives agencies the go-ahead to add the parenthetical (Data Scientist) next to the official title for a variety of job listings.

GAO’s chief scientist on the rise of the chief data officer and AI technologies

by Julia Weaver • 2 months ago

GAO's Timothy Persons on why government CIOs and CDOs need to work together to de-risk algorithms and AI technologies in test-bed environments.

USCIS is fighting immigration fraud using data science

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 5 months ago

Excella recently won a $49.5 million contract to support the work of the agency's Fraud Detection and National Security Directorate.

Talent and data top DOD’s challenges for AI, chief data officer says

by Carten Cordell • 7 months ago

AI could provide some big gains for the DoD, but not without the structured data and the data scientists to fuel it.

CIO Edwards pushes for data-savvy CIA workforce

by Billy Mitchell • 9 months ago

At the CIA, everybody must learn to work with data and technology, from agents and analysts to operators and engineers.

DOD’s new chief data officer says talent is the ‘biggest single challenge’ he faces

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 9 months ago

And here's how Michael Conlin intends to tackle it.

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