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Time for federal government to boost smart cities again, tech group says
A new report from an IT think tank found that federal support for "smart-city" efforts stalled under the Trump administration.
Biden calls for tech modernization to boost workforce at national security, foreign policy agencies
Agencies must recommend innovative ways of recruiting and retaining tech talent, as well as surging hiring during crises like the COVID-19 pandemic.
White House pushes civilian agencies to use trustworthy AI in new executive order
The order borrows heavily from principles already established by the defense and intelligence communities, extending them to those outside the national security space.
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.
OPM director: Skills-based hiring will be ‘particularly helpful’ for recruiting cyber talent
Michael Rigas said a recent executive order opens a major door for agencies to recruit and interview talented professionals who obtained their skills outside of school.
What, exactly, is a U.S. CTO?
A look back at the relatively short history of the White House's chief technology officer role and accomplishments of the first four people to hold it.
Ex-DHS officials urge department to double down on its cybersecurity work
A new bipartisan report suggests DHS cut ties with some of the “most partisan” aspects of its work, and redouble its cybersecurity efforts.
White House prioritizes skills-based federal hiring in executive order
The order will allow agencies to vet "candidates using assessment methods that more directly determine whether job seekers possess the knowledge, skills and abilities to do the job they're applying for," said Michael Rigas.
Talent exchange programs expanding in the secretive intelligence world
The trend of rotational programs and talent exchanges is picking up steam in the IC.