Bots powered by robotic process automation at the Defense Logistics Agency face limits based on the amount of time a human operator stays logged into the network. But the agency plans to ramp up its…
Having data behind which programs work and which don’t can make some tough budget decisions at TSA go a little more smoothly.
The St. Elizabeths campus now houses senior DHS management officials, but the ongoing project still serves as a reminder that the agency faces an uphill battle when it comes to functioning like a unified agency – an issue it’s faced since its creation more than 15 years ago.
Despite the IRS’s repeated calls IT modernization over the past 25 years, several new elements stand out in this latest proposal.
A top White House official on artificial intelligence, following an executive order prioritizing artificial intelligence research in government, said the administration will soon release a new AI roadmap and guidance for agencies to follow.
Carol Perez, director general of the Foreign Service and director of human resources at the State Department, said more than 50 percent of the agency’s Foreign Service and Civil Service have less than 10 years of experience with the agency.
IARPA Director Stacey Dixon said the agency has laid the groundwork for two programs focused on ways to overcome adversarial machine learning.
About a quarter of all federal leases held by the General Services Administration will expire within the next two years, giving the agency a big opportunity to renegotiate for long-term leases on buildings where agencies plan on staying put — and at a lower rate.
Now that the agency defends itself against more than a billion cyber attacks a year, Commissioner Chuck Rettig urged members of the Senate Finance Committee Wednesday for multi-year funds to modernize its hardware as well as its workforce, which hasn’t recovered from seven years of a hiring freeze.
IRS Commissioner Chuck Rettig has urged members of a House Appropriations subcommittee to give the agency the authority to hire short-term cyber and IT talent more quickly and pay them at a rate beyond the pay scale for career employees.
Senate Finance Committee ranking member Ron Wyden (D-Ore) said the IRS, faced with more questions and a “more complicated” filing season this year, expects to receive an unprecedented 14.6 million requests for filing extensions before the filing season deadline.
Reps. Mark Takano (D-Calif.) and Sean Casten (D-Ill.) argue a revived Office of Technology Assessment wouldn’t overlap with the roles occupied by Government Accountability Office and the Congressional Research Service, but would instead prevent lawmakers from pursuing “dead end” technologies.
Jovita Carranza served as SBA’s deputy administrator for more than three years under the George W. Bush administration.
The Department of Veterans Affairs is expanding its telehealth reach coverage to fill critical gaps in areas including mental health and primary care.