Savings from RPA should be reinvested in IT, says Federal CIO
Suzette Kent said the structure is already in place to capture the savings from robotic process automation — but more agencies need to take advantage of IT working capital funds.
FBI division recruits for personality instead of specific IT skills
FBI's Criminal Justice Information Services has changed up its recruiting strategy to better meet its needs.
Defense agency surmounts ‘big’ security challenge for robotic process automation
A successful proof of concept should pave the way for widespread government use of unattended bots to perform routine tasks and processes, according to an agency official.
The CIO Council is running a code challenge. Why?
Could this be a new way for the government to recruit qualified IT talent?
Trump’s choice for OPM director says she’ll listen closely to tech leaders
Dale Cabaniss said she's ready to work with the agency's tech leaders and its inspector general.
White House celebrates ‘outstanding’ employees with Gears of Government awards
The awards recognize federal employees "whose performance and dedication support exceptional delivery of key outcomes for the American people: mission results, customer service, and accountable stewardship."
DOD’s reskilling overhaul starts with an OPM platform
USALearning will create a common course catalog and common learning record repository to curb the more than 50,000 disparately managed, often redundant courses across the department.
White House targets federal cybersecurity workforce development in new executive order
The White House wants to create a President’s Cybersecurity Cup competition that “will identify, challenge, and reward the government’s best personnel supporting cybersecurity and cyber excellence."
Cybersecurity pros could work for multiple agencies under bill passed by Senate
The intent is not only to help fill specific gaps in the workforce, but also to help agencies recruit and retain employees who otherwise might choose Silicon Valley over the government.
OMB issues a new model for federal shared services
Four agencies are heading up initial standardization efforts around human resources, financial services, grants management, and cybersecurity marketplaces.