Code for America reaches agreement with staff on voluntary union recognition

A card check of union members will take place on Friday.

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Lawmakers press OMB to ensure federal agencies collect data on staff diversity

by • 6 days ago

Reps. Maloney and Pressley in a letter call for OMB to ensure that departments are collecting data on staff demographics.

The Air Force remakes a squadron into a cyber-focused unit

by • 1 week ago

The Air Force is turning some communications squadrons into units focused on cyber defense.

Aspen Institute study finds women make up just 24% of cybersecurity workforce

by • 1 week ago

The study comes as federal agency leaders seek to get more senior women into government technology roles.

Army delays update to its largest HR system

by • 2 weeks ago

The Army's larges HR IT platform's latest release is being pushed back to September 2022, Army leaders said.

DOD’s AI ethics lead Alka Patel departs

by • 2 weeks ago

Alka Patel has led development of the Department of Defense's AI ethics policy since February 2020.

GSA’s Carnahan calls women in tech to public service

by • 3 weeks ago

Less than a quarter of technologists working in federal government are women.

Navy deployed a COVID-19 tracking app to ships in five weeks

by • 3 weeks ago

The UNACORN project proved it could repsync data off ships to the cloud without unwanted access.

Defense Department appoints Jason Weiss as chief software officer

by • 3 weeks ago

He was previously director of software modernization at the department.

CIOs should think in terms of services, not just IT, Clare Martorana says

by • 3 weeks ago

Martorana wants CIOs to focus on outcomes, not just the IT.

Bill to create cybersecurity workforce rotational program passes House

by • 3 weeks ago

The legislation is intended to increase talent exchange between the federal government and private sector.