Texas starts showing students how much they'll make with each degree
Amid record-high student debt levels, a new bill in Texas arms prospective students with better compensation data related to their chosen majors.
How the Army is wrangling its 187 personnel data systems
Most officers will take part in the Army Talent Alignment Process in October for their summer assignments, a new, data-driven assignment system.
Report: Agencies need better data on the skilled technical workforce
There will be 3.4 million unfilled skilled technical jobs nationwide by 2022, including IT and cybersecurity positions critical to government.
First GEAR Center challenge winners focus on expanding cyber workforce, improving use of data
Ideas highlight the importance of developing a cybersecurity workforce, and using data for more effective governance.
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.
Agencies get guidance on how to pick a CDO, and more
OMB recently published a memo with deadlines, qualification requirements and more.
DOD’s new HR system presents change management ‘issue’
Developers who led the sprints, design and configuration couldn't test the SaaS, cloud-based solution at first because of how different it was.
A third of U.S. workers say they lack data skills
Research by the online course provider edX reported on Tuesday that 39 percent of U.S. consumers they surveyed across industries feel they lack proficiency in data skills — though respondents also said they are reluctant to ask their employers for additional training. The survey, conducted by a 3rd-party data vendor, polled 1,000 adults, 917 of whom were or had previously been employed. Another 37 percent of the respondents said they…
Report: Government can’t quantify automation’s effect on the workforce, yet
The Department of Labor should develop better ways to track automation’s effects on jobs because current workforce data doesn’t explain employment shifts, according to a recent report. In analyzing the employment trends and job characteristics of 16 firms researchers felt were susceptible to automation, the Government Accountability Office found those that saw growth in technology