TechCongress to place 120 more technologists with lawmakers
The initiative will use a new $2.5 million grant from the Knight Foundation to embed the experts.
State Department hiring for 50 data scientists using streamlined process
Only the first 250 applicants will be considered.
State Department launching new assessment-based recruitment process for data scientists
State CDO Garrett Berntsen tells FedScoop his agency's Center for Analysis has focused "a lot of energy" on addressing its talent gap.
New classification for federal data science jobs is part of NDAA
The legislation directs OPM to establish new job classifications for digital careers.
Digital service academy could fill federal talent gaps, but hurdles remain
A GAO report finds such an institute could significantly improve the government's pipeline of digital services staff.
Education Department is getting ‘smarter’ about hiring, training data scientists
The department is crafting its first data-focused workforce plan with an emphasis on professional development.