Vilsack looks to return USDA to more-liberal telework policy
Tom Vilsack said he's moving USDA back to a telework policy of allowing up to four days of remote work a week, which he rolled out in 2014 during his prior tenure.
CIOs are working with CXOs more, but still largely in an advisory role
The Office of Federal Student Aid is working on upgrading IT and improving CX simultaneously, but CX teams remain relatively new.
Space Force starts transitioning cybersecurity professionals into its ranks
Space Force is onboarding its first Cyber Guardians to better protect satellites and space assets from hacking.
Navy sails into DevSecOps with new program, task force
DevSecOps is coming to the Navy. Its new platform Black Pearl bears the motto "make ship happen."
USDS pilot to hire data scientists at 10 agencies closed in less than 2 days
The agencies plan to use subject matter expert-led assessments to determine if applicants qualify for the positions.
The pandemic isn’t the only thing pushing CIOs to modernize IT
Many needs predate the global crisis, according to the Professional Services Council, and will need attention moving forward.
White House adviser floats idea of CXOs at agencies
CIOs largely oversee digital user experience currently, but that could change, says Matt Lira, if agencies had customer experience officers (CXOs).
How the pandemic helped election officials prepare for a flood of misinformation
Election security experts say months of extraordinary preparation during the coronavirus pandemic are paying off.
Want to collaborate on cyber? Just ask, city officials say
Getting state and local governments to work together is all about knowing who to call and being persistent about it, speakers said during an online conference.
San Jose, Calif., mayor says more collaboration needed for 5G leap
Sam Liccardo said cities need help from telecom firms and the federal government to avoid saddling citizens with the cost of 5G infrastructure.