‘CEOs are stepping up’ free-of-charge. How the tech industry is helping government during COVID-19

by Jackson Barnett • 4 days ago

The tech sector is "stepping up" to help the government as it struggles with the unprecedented demand of responding to the COVID crisis and the consequent teleworking.

OPM directs agencies to hire, administer oath with digital tools

by Billy Mitchell • 1 week ago

It is up to the agency CIOs to determine which tool best fits their workforce.

IT spending would go beyond OMB request under House’s emergency bill

by Jackson Barnett • 1 week ago

The House measure arrived while Senate Democrats and the Trump administration were working on a different version of a massive package to boost the U.S. economy.

Tech Modernization Fund would get $3B surge under House emergency appropriations

by Billy Mitchell • 1 week ago

Agencies could apply to use part of the $3 billion through fiscal 2022 specifically for "technology-related modernization activities to prevent, prepare for, and respond to coronavirus."

Pentagon further restricts building access, boosting telework demand, after contractor dies

by Jackson Barnett • 2 weeks ago

The Pentagon raised its in-person workforce restrictions to its second highest-level, HPCON-C, increasing the number of employees that will need teleworking to some degree.

White House tells agencies to use technology to the ‘greatest extent practicable’ during coronavirus

by Jackson Barnett • 2 weeks ago

The government needs to "harness" technology like collaboration platforms and chat to continue agency operations, a new OMB memo states.

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