Purdue Global launches free COVID-19 contact tracing class
The online course will train students in contact-tracing protocols, legal requirements, effective risk communication and how to analyze collected data.
Bellevue University starts fully online data science degree program
As demand for employees with skills in data science rises, Bellevue University in Nebraska announces a new program that focuses on using "data to tell a story."
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.