Agencies eager to reskill their workforces are looking positively at automation

RPA's ability to automate repetitive and essential tasks could be leveraged as a gateway technology for many agencies looking to reskill their workforce.

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DOT CIO Hildebrand to leave agency in the coming weeks

by Carten Cordell • 5 days ago

Following a brief tenure of heady technology transformation, Vicki Hildebrand will be moving on.

Cybersecurity Reskilling Academy created by White House for federal employees

by Carten Cordell • 1 week ago

The Trump administration plans to fill cybersecurity skills gaps in the government with a new academy offering training to current federal employees.

Senate bill would offer government-matched funds to reskill for AI, automation

by Carten Cordell • 3 weeks ago

A new Senate bill is calling for the creation of employer-funded savings accounts to help reskill their workforces.

In filling IT acquisition jobs, agency leaders want a new kind of hybrid

by Carten Cordell • 4 weeks ago

Agency leaders are also looking to upgrade the role of their acquisition officials for the 21st century.

OPM clashes with IG on cyber posture

by Carten Cordell • 4 weeks ago

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 gives agencies guidance on what makes a cyber job

by Carten Cordell • 1 month ago

OPM’s new "interpretive" guidance is the latest chapter in a 14-year effort to define the skills and roles needed for federal cybersecurity jobs.

DOD expands industry day for contract on cybersecurity testing teams

by Carten Cordell • 1 month ago

The National Cyber Range Complex (NCRC) Event Planning, Operations, and Support event will now take place Nov. 27-28, followed by one-on-one meetings with attendees afterward.

Intelligence community will set security clearance data standards in 2019 to whittle backlog

by Carten Cordell • 1 month ago

The intelligence community needs a new game plan to quell a backlog of unprocessed security clearances, and officials think new data standards could help.

OPM to delegate IT direct hire authority to agency heads

by Billy Mitchell • 1 month ago

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.

Agency leaders aim to mix mission with perks to attract cyber workforce

by Carten Cordell • 2 months ago

Federal agencies are trying to get creative with the incentives they offer in-demand hires.

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