CIO Council report recommends improvements to federal IT hiring
The report's top recommendation is to create a comprehensive special pay system for IT jobs across government.
‘STEM Corps’ legislation would fill DOD’s gaps in tech talent
The bill by Reps. Jim Banks, R-Ind., and Andy Kim, D-N.J., would create a scholarship pool for students to receive tuition assistance in exchange for service in the DOD as tech specialists.
VA brings in FedTech for employee innovation trainings
The group will train Veterans Health Administration employees on "new ways to use innovation and creativity within VA."
House bill would require IoT cybersecurity training for federal employees
The Office of Management and Budget would ensure the training if a new House bill becomes law.
Tech accelerator Dcode evolves to meet government need for training
Dcode started as a tech accelerator helping companies do business with government. "But we realized we were only solving half the problem," said its CEO.
DHS cloud migration faced initial training hurdle
The department is more concerned with security, network monitoring and application management than it is with which cloud it uses, said the Information Sharing & Services Office's executive director.