OMB, OPM and agencies partner to create data scientist occupational series
It's part of a broader goal to increase data literacy throughout government.
House bill would require IoT cybersecurity training for federal employees
The Office of Management and Budget would ensure the training if a new House bill becomes law.
USDA consolidating SOC functions, personnel
CISO Venice Goodwine has placed an emphasis on standardizing position descriptions in an effort to develop a workforce that can support new cyber capabilities.
Are federal CDOs being set up to fail?
Some agencies have named dual-hatted chief data officers, potentially undermining their unique role facilitating evidence-based policymaking, according to a new white paper.
NSF pushes for ‘large-scale’ AI research with new program
The $200 million National AI Research Institutes program will fund up to six institutes in the next six years.
Tech accelerator Dcode evolves to meet government need for training
Dcode started as a tech accelerator helping companies do business with government. "But we realized we were only solving half the problem," said its CEO.
DHS lacks a cyber workforce strategy four years later
Without proper staffing and training, the department can't be sure federal systems are secure, according to the Office of Inspector General.
How the Army is wrangling its 187 personnel data systems
Most officers will take part in the Army Talent Alignment Process in October for their summer assignments, a new, data-driven assignment system.
RPA is helping with FDA’s drug evaluation and research
The number of repetitive, manual tasks being performed by Food and Drug Administration employees with medical degrees is declining as they're automated.
Citizenship and Immigration Services ramps up SOC automation
CISO Shane Barney is growing his team of 100 developers within the security operations center, which is even testing bots in machine learning.