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OPM adds new continuing education opportunities for federal employees

A total of 23 institutions are now part of the Federal Academic Alliance, an Office of Personnel Management program that connects employees with colleges and universities, and offers degree programs at a lower price.

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Federal CIO Martorana: $1B TMF lets agencies ‘apply for projects that previously were out of their reach’

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DoD strengthens its emphasis on data, gives CDO new responsibilities

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Tell the hard-working feds in your life 'thank you'

Throughout the month of May, Federal News Network wants to show federal employees and contractors how much we appreciate their dedication to us all. You can, too! Send a personalized e-card to the folks who have exemplified public service during this unprecedented and trying time.

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USPS gets ahead of missing packages with AI edge computing

The Postal Service is rolling out artificial intelligence tools across 195 of its processing centers to give the agency greater visibility into the terabytes of data it already captures from incoming packages each day.

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Pentagon preparing sole-source contract to replace Defense Travel System

Following an apparently successful pilot project, DoD plans to start negotiations with SAP Concur on the price tag to fully replace its existing system.

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HHS CIO to retire at end of May

Perryn Ashmore, the chief information officer at the Department of Health and Human Services, will leave after seven years at the agency.

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Idaho National Lab’s digital engineering team relies on algorithms and auditable data

Chris Ritter said that while artificial intelligence is about getting computers to think like humans, machine learning is about having pre-programmed devices.

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New program combines traditional, multi-disciplinary research approaches to solve national-scale challenges

Doug Maughan, the office head for the National Science Foundation’s convergence accelerator, said the agency will hand out $22 million in phase one research grants to the third cohort of this three-year-old program.

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Government's drive for continued air travel safety improvement enters a new phase

Airline safety has increased nearly 100% in the last couple of decades. But the challenge is not over. There’s still a big gap in average safety among nations.

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After Fort Hood review, Army adding civilian leadership to criminal investigations

The move is the first step in a break from the traditional chain of command structure handling crimes.

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Space Force lays out plan to become military's first 'digital service'

New vision document outlines four lines of effort for how the newest military service intends to pull off a top-to-bottom digital transformation.

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DoD strengthens its emphasis on data, gives CDO new responsibilities

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Federal CIO Martorana: $1B TMF lets agencies ‘apply for projects that previously were out of their reach’

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DoD strengthens its emphasis on data, gives CDO new responsibilities

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DoD strengthens its emphasis on data, gives CDO new responsibilities

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More schools will offer continuing education to federal employees at lower price

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GAO: Pentagon may want to find alternative to GPS

GAO: Pentagon may want to find alternative to GPS