Census hiring systems have issues, report says, but bureau begs to differ
In a management alert, the Commerce Department's inspector general says tech challenges led to delays and performance failures during testing. The bureau says the alert is based on old information.
New free software offerings from NASA include VR for training and more
The catalog is part of NASA's technology transfer efforts. Many of the packages are available for use by the public.
USDA places focus on reskilling after Centers of Excellence modernization
A major challenge "that doesn't get discussed is how you prepare your workforce to be able to support this new environment" after modernization, said USDA CIO Gary Washington.
What comes after cyber for federal reskilling initiatives? Data science
The CIO Council is following "clear demand signals" and learning from what's already been done, Margie Graves said Thursday.
Amazon HQ2 deal propels computer science education in Virginia
Responding to growing demand for technical talent in Northern Virginia, Gov. Ralph Northam has announced agreements with 11 universities.
VA brings in FedTech for employee innovation trainings
The group will train Veterans Health Administration employees on "new ways to use innovation and creativity within VA."
How STEAM education can prepare students for the workforce
Commentary: Technology is a key to students integrating into an increasingly global economy, says edWeb.net’s Eileen Belastock.
Fun and games can raise cybersecurity awareness in state government
North Carolina's capture-the-flag exercise is extending cybersecurity concerns beyond the office of the chief information officer.
Indiana chosen for National Guard's latest cyber battalion
The country's fifth cyber battalion will provide a "larger blanket of protection" against the United States' adversaries.
State IT workers should adopt 'consultant' mindset, Tennessee CIO says
Stephanie Dedmon told NASCIO's 2019 conference that her staff needs to focus on customer needs, not just the tech.