As part of the Trump administration’s broad efforts to reskill the federal workforce, the Office of Personnel Management has new a toolkit and playbook for agencies to tackle the unknown.
The Defense Department has agreed to use the Office of Personnel Management’s USALearning platform, which the two agencies said will not only benefit DoD and its efforts to consolidate its business platforms but also the administration’s broad efforts to retrain and reskill the federal workforce.
A new cyber workforce executive order charges multiple agencies to develop a rotational assignment program, which would create details for top talent in and around federal agencies and the private sector.
The Trump administration is also planning to study the full scope of federal employees’ pay, benefits other opportunities for recognition, in effort to prove to Congress that the workforce would benefit from more flexible performance-based awards over across-the-board pay raises.
The Trump administration said it sees 2019 as the year it plans to win the public’s trust and establish familiarity with the federal workforce that it’s up to the task of deploying artificial intelligence, robotics and other new technology.
The Defense HR Activity released a RFI seeking industry input across areas like software to recruit, retain and train employees or new approaches to performance management and for identifying competencies.
The National Science Foundation is looking for concrete, technological ideas through the Career Compass Challenge that it could pilot broad reskilling effort across the federal workforce. But NSF also sees the challenge as a potential spark for culture change.
The Trump administration wants to bring more agencies to collaborate on the goals outlined in the President’s Management Agenda in 2019.
New analysis from Deloitte is shedding light on automation’s potential for the federal workforce.
The MITRE Corporation has a summary of ideas and recommendations that attendees discussed at the Office of Management and Budget’s Symposium on the Federal Workforce for the 21st Century last month.