Federal Insights

USDA focuses on employee experience

The Agriculture Department's chief human capital officer shares her thoughts on how to keep employee satisfaction high.

Agencies look toward new emergency networks when disaster strikes

Agencies are eyeing a range of possibilities to take advantage of 5G advances, but perhaps no application is more urgent than ensuring and even boosting connectivity to...

Good data is a key component to AI innovation and machine learning

When the Biden administration launched an AI task force earlier this month to create a path to “democratize access to research tools to promote AI,” the goal of...

The Pentagon's 'SWAT Team of Nerds'

They have been a separate entity around the Pentagon for less than five years, taking on a variety of complex technical issues for different DoD groups. And their...

A strong Army in pursuit of data dominance

The well-trained and well-equipped warfighters of the U.S. Army have an arrow in their quiver that you might or might not know about: data dominance.

SBA's 2020 pandemic transition, from big to huge, without flinching

If any federal agency was in the spotlight at the beginning of the pandemic, it was the Small Business Administration. While SBA employees, like so many, made the swift...

What's behind the 'million windows and doors' of the HHS modernization

Early in 2020, as a pandemic prepared to wreak havoc across the United States, HHS was a major part of the equation in dealing with an environment almost no one really...

Federal threat information sharing gets a more enterprise mindset

She may have left federal government two years ago but Suzanne Spaulding is still very much keeping an eye on the state of agency cyber security. And she sees some good...