Amid a governmentwide effort to reskill the federal workforce, the Department of Veterans Affairs has taken steps to ensure it has the workforce it needs for a data-centric future.
Brett Goldstein will take the reins sometime this week from founding Defense Digital Service director Chris Lynch.
Eddie Hartwig, the deputy administrator of the U.S. Digital Service (USDS), said the goal is to train 250 contracting officers under the Digital IT Acquisition Professional Program (DITAP).
The Department of Veterans Affairs said it's ready for MISSION Act implementation by June 6, despite concerns from Congress, the U.S. Digital Service and at least one veterans service organization who have suggested otherwise.
In today's Federal Newscast, the Federal Services Impasses Panel sides mostly with management in a disputed between labor groups and the Health and Human Services Department.
In today's Federal Newscast, a bipartisan, bicameral group of lawmakers introduced two new bills to ensure federal employees don't lose insurance benefits during future government shutdowns.
In today's Federal Newscast, NASA announces it will be running a test flight of a crewed commercial space craft some time in July.
Acting OPM Director Margaret Weichert named Clare Martorana and David Nesting as the agency’s new chief information officer and deputy CIO, respectively.
HUD, USDA CIOs talking IT modernization and cybersecurity among the most listened and read Ask the CIO interviews last year.
One of the original goals of digital transformation is to fully eradicate paper processes. The U.S. Digital Service is helping push agencies further toward meeting that goal.
The Homeland Security Department is excited by the prospect that the National Protection and Programs Directorate could be renamed and restructured as the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency following a vote in the Senate on Wednesday.
Marcy Jacobs the executive director of the digital service at the Veterans Affairs Department, was the first member of the U.S. Digital Service to win a Service to America Medal.
The federal government is having a hard time attracting employees with up-to-date technology skills. One data point that illustrates the problem: Roughly half of the government’s technology workforce is over the age of 50.
The Homeland Security Department is hoping by year end to launch Cloud Factory, a platform offering shared services capabilities to provide a fully automated provisioning and delivery lifecycle for cloud services.