2018 in review: Technology modernization meets the federal workforce
This year saw the Trump administration merge its goals of IT modernization and workforce reform by proposing to reskill federal employees.
OMB anticipates GEAR Center standup in 2019
The White House’s plan for an incubator to tackle the government's innovation problems will likely be a reality as early as next year, officials said.
OPM clashes with IG on cyber posture
OPM’s relationship with its inspector general has gone from a difference of opinion to a heated schism on the subject of IT security in its latest audit.
OPM to delegate IT direct hire authority to agency heads
OPM published a proposed regulation in the Federal Register that would give CFO Act agencies direct hire authority when there is a shortage in skilled IT workers.
Weichert says federal employees, data will fuel transformation
Weichert said efforts to help retain and reskill the federal workforce as a key component of its drive to modernize the government’s IT infrastructure.
Federal workforce reforms not altered by OPM leadership shakeup, acting Director Weichert says
Though the Office of Personnel Management was recently roiled by leadership changes, its acting director insists the agency’s initiatives remain on course.