Federal data strategy formulates around CDOs, incentivizes sharing

“Frankly, right now, when you look at our website it’s ‘Where’s Waldo? We should be pushing data to you," said the Department of Energy CIO.

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Applications open for second Federal Cyber Reskilling Academy cohort

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 3 days ago

Applications for the popular program are open now through May 15.

White House wants federal AI investments coordinated with upcoming guidance

by Dave Nyczepir • 1 week ago

The Trump administration has two documents coming soon: One on R&D for artificial intelligence and another on helping private-sector AI innovation.

Federal Cyber Reskilling Academy begins with plans to expand

by Dave Nyczepir • 1 week ago

The first cohort was expanded by five virtual training slots, a "good alternative" for future classes, said a senior official.

Homeland Security looks to grow talent in cloud, zero-trust

by Dave Nyczepir • 2 weeks ago

Software-defined networking is another area where the department is looking to recruit and retool its workforce.

IT modernization is a $2B top priority for IRS

by Billy Mitchell • 2 weeks ago

Underscoring the need to modernize IRS's IT is also a critical need to hire tech and cybersecurity specialists.

Report: Government can’t quantify automation’s effect on the workforce, yet

by Dave Nyczepir • 2 weeks ago

The Department of Labor needs new data collection methods tracking the issue, according to the Government Accountability Office.

11 federal agencies help start Cybersecurity Talent Initiative

by Dave Nyczepir • 2 weeks ago

The public-private partnership will aggressively target more than 300,000 cybersecurity vacancies that exist between the public and private sectors, according to its founders.

OPM finalizes IT direct-hire authority without changes

by Billy Mitchell • 3 weeks ago

It looks exactly like the draft regulation that the personnel agency proposed last October.

NSF wants you to build an app to help reskill federal workers

by Billy Mitchell • 4 weeks ago

It's part of the Career Compass challenge: a competition to crowdsource ideas for technology solutions that will help federal workers plan for the changing nature of work.

Weichert: IT direct-hire authority is almost here

by Billy Mitchell • 4 weeks ago

The final regulations for IT direct-hire authority will be published on the Federal Register in a matter of days.

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