Rep. Gerry Connolly (D-Va.) says agencies relied on "smart IT investments" to disburse COVID-19 pandemic stimulus, but the Senate is passing on plans to give $9 billion to the Technology Modernization Fund.
If you buy for, or sell to the federal government, you can expect substantial change from the Biden administration.
President-elect Joe Biden has introduced the governor of Rhode Island, the mayor of Boston and a small-business advocate from California as the newest members of his economic team
What role has the U.S. Department of Labor played in the COVID-19 pandemic response? How is Labor working to modernize the Unemployment Insurance program with the states?
In today's Federal Newscast: The executive order trying to ban certain types of diversity training is in trouble. During these last days in office, it looks like a first override is in the cards for President Trump. And postal workers might be getting vaccinated soon.
In today's Federal Newscast, the Education Department's inspector general says the agency developed a decent enough reopening plan for its employees during the pandemic.
Individual agencies have extolled the benefits of telework and are rethinking their workforce policies to evolve with the times. But will the entire federal government, as a whole, adopt a similar mentality?
Some agencies have outgrown their formal telework policies in the pandemic, and they're using full-time remote work arrangements to entice new employees and retain existing ones.
The Labor Department’s initiative to consolidate and centralize back-office functions would receive a boost in fiscal 2021 of at least $25 million for IT modernization under both the House and Senate spending bills.
The Labor Deparment is using its $3.5 million from the TMF to supplement the modernization of the Foreign Labor Application Gateway (FLAG) system.
Agency program offices have found plenty of opportunities to save time and money through artificial intelligence and automation pilots, but unlocking the full potential of those tools requires agencies to improve their data infrastructure.
Maylin Jue, the Labor Department’s enterprisewide shared services program manager, said by consolidating human resources, personnel security, technology and procurement functions across the department, employees will receive better, faster and cheaper services.
In today's Federal Newscast, the Postal Service is working with the FBI to provide fingerprinting services at more than 100 post offices across the country.
The National Council on Disability is calling on Congress to phase out a New Deal-era program that gives people with disabilities federal contracting jobs, but pays them less than minimum wage.