How to get more young people involved in civic tech, according to young people
A panel of Coding it Forward's summer 2019 Civic Digital Fellows reflected on this question at the program's demo day.
Agencies are now required to have a chief data officer. Do they?
Response to the Foundations for Evidence-Based Policymaking Act deadline is a mixed bag.
Census Bureau should set performance goals for new training program, watchdog says
The new training is meant to "maximize trainee learning and on the job performance during the 2020 Census." But does it?
Agencies get guidance on how to pick a CDO, and more
OMB recently published a memo with deadlines, qualification requirements and more.
Taxpayer First Act reinstates streamlined IT hiring at the IRS
Streamlined Critical Pay gives the IRS the authority to quickly hire up to 40 people at a time, and pay higher base salaries to these hires.
New OPM memo on hiring for data science skills: Just add (Data Scientist)
The memo gives agencies the go-ahead to add the parenthetical (Data Scientist) next to the official title for a variety of job listings.