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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.
Federal Data Strategy Year 2 action plan will continue ‘foundational’ actions
Data governance, infrastructure and the workforce remain areas in need of improvement, said the chair of the federal CDO Council.
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).
Federal data science reskilling program coming soon, Roat says
Maria Roat said a new data science training program is launching later this month.
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.
USDA unveils program to develop next generation of CIOs, CISOs
The department is looking for current employees who have served in leadership roles and want to lead its information technology community.
Why agencies aren’t scaling bots vertically just yet
More often RPA is being introduced across a few use cases as controls often have yet to be established.
White House celebrates ‘outstanding’ employees with Gears of Government awards
The White House recognized 24 federal employees at seven agencies Monday with the President’s Gears of Government Award. Developed in 2018 by the Office of Management and Budget, the awards recognize federal employees “whose performance and dedication support exceptional delivery of key outcomes for the American people: mission results, customer service, and accountable stewardship,” according to