White House prioritizes skills-based federal hiring in executive order

by • 1 week ago

The order will allow agencies to vet "candidates using assessment methods that more directly determine whether job seekers possess the knowledge, skills and abilities to do the job they're applying for," said Michael Rigas.

Lawmakers want Joint AI Center directly under deputy secretary of Defense

by • 2 weeks ago

The part of the House's draft version of the 2021 National Defense Authorization Act that focuses most on tech and cybersecurity was released Monday.

CIO Council report recommends improvements to federal IT hiring

by • 3 weeks ago

The report's top recommendation is to create a comprehensive special pay system for IT jobs across government.

Showing up strong: Delivering critical services with agility and at scale

by • 2 months ago

Google Cloud’s global public sector vice president sees a new resiliency in how government agencies are rising to meet critical citizen needs during a national crisis.

How the Army Corps of Engineers is scaling its IT for coronavirus response

by • 2 months ago

The service's network capacity has been turned up and it has scaled users on its VPN from 5,000 to 40,000 in a matter of days — something that would traditionally take weeks.

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