GSA’s coronavirus bot shows how RPA can supplement pandemic response
The agency needed to process a lot of data about infection counts in areas where it runs federal buildings. Robotic process automation (RPA) cut down a lot of repetitive, manual work that humans were doing.
For remote learning in government, coronavirus cyber training could prove transformational
With the NICE Cybersecurity Workforce Framework as a guide, agencies can not only identify skills gaps but explore new ways of instruction.
The case for remote voting by Congress strengthens as more lawmakers quarantine
Independent resolutions in the House and Senate don't specify what technology might be used in each chamber, respectively.
Contractors demand maximum telework authority as coronavirus furloughs loom
“We’re really in uncharted territory here," said the attorney leading Ward & Berry's government contracts practice.
Assume ‘malicious parties’ are waiting to pounce on telework traffic, NIST tells agencies
Remote access technologies are, by nature, exposed to more external cyberthreats.
OMB tells agencies to ‘minimize’ face-to-face interactions, focus on ‘mission-critical’ work
Agencies have 48 hours to consider postponing or curtailing all other activities that can't be performed remotely, as the government adopts a more "aggressive posture" in response to COVID-19.