Treasury to support QSMO efforts with $625M contract awarded to 12 vendors

The department is creating a federal marketplace for shared financial management services that needs.

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Federal Data Science Training Program will make use of coronavirus datasets, be entirely online

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The free six-month training program will span all 24 CFO Act agencies and culminate in capstone projects tailored to each.

Federal data science reskilling program coming soon, Roat says

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Maria Roat said a new data science training program is launching later this month.

FITARA grades mostly hold, improve amid agencies shift to remote work

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IT modernization scores were generally strong as agencies accelerate, but cybersecurity remains a gap area.

A remote-work headache for the FBI: Accessing unclassified data is harder than it should be

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The challenge is that a lot of unclassified data resides on FBI legacy systems that otherwise are not available remotely, says the FBI Laboratory's Gurvais Griss.

Hurd and Kelly propose new workforce AI strategy

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Reps. Hurd and Kelly published an AI workforce white paper a year in the making that recommends a "re-imagining" of education to be a life-long pursuit to close the AI skills gap.

National Security Commission on AI recommends digital reserve corps and academy

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The ideas would help to increase the technology workforce in the government and retain workers in the private secretor through a reserve corps like the military.

Telework boom expanded an existing headache: keeping track of software licenses

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More mobile devices, more updates to apps — agencies like the USDA and the Air Force are confronting how to keep track of what software is on what machine, and why.

Patent and Trademark CIO wants IT staffers to pick their product teams

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The goals including fostering a culture of ownership and improving productivity. Contractors could fill holes on teams, CIO Jamie Holcombe says.

Telework shift presented durable lessons about workforce, USPS and NASA officials say

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Going forward, organizations will need to define the "new normal," said USPS's CISO. Every company will have to decide if it still needs employees working side-by-side.

White House prioritizes skills-based federal hiring in executive order

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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.

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