Public-private partnerships could lead to big reskilling returns, report says

A new report claims that by pooling resources to reskill their workforces, public and private stakeholders could trim costs to the point of a net gain.

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Shutdown impacts may be rippling beyond shuttered agencies

by Carten Cordell • 6 days ago

“How long can people work if they are not getting paid? That’s a question we’ve never tested to this level before. It is pretty scary,” said David Berteau, president of the Professional Services Council.

Talent and data top DOD’s challenges for AI, chief data officer says

by Carten Cordell • 6 days ago

AI could provide some big gains for the DoD, but not without the structured data and the data scientists to fuel it.

While interest in robotics is growing, RPA needs some ‘home runs’

by Carten Cordell • 1 week ago

"I think we need a number of home runs” to get robotic process automation to take, said one government expert.

MITRE fellowships offer feds new systems engineering skills

by Carten Cordell • 1 week ago

The federally funded R&D center has partnered with the University of Virginia for a yearlong professional development for federal employees to learn about systems engineering.

Update Paused: Could the shutdown stunt the government’s 21st century workforce?

by Carten Cordell • 1 week ago

The partial government shutdown has exacted disruptions to federal operations, including the White House's efforts to build a technology-based workforce.

Due to shutdown, Cybersecurity Reskilling Academy applications remain open

by Carten Cordell • 2 weeks ago

The application deadline for the Federal Cybersecurity Reskilling Academy was supposed to be Jan. 11.

Developing new government talent pipelines through new ways of thinking

by Daniel Fogarty • 2 weeks ago

LaunchCode's Daniel Fogarty explains why it’s going to take more than just traditional recruitment methods to get enough new tech talent through the door.

HHS standing up AI contract that other agencies can use

by Carten Cordell • 2 weeks ago

The department's Program Support Center wants vendors for a new contract vehicle offering artificial intelligence, automation and other emerging technology services.

Survey: DC area IT workers ready to jump ship for Amazon

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 2 weeks ago

Federal agencies should be especially concerned about losing their "top performers," surveyors believe.

Shutdown could delay some of Trump’s IT reform goals

by Carten Cordell • 3 weeks ago

Federal programs are starting to feel the sting of a lack of appropriations, including, possibly, the White House’s technology modernization efforts.

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