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GSA planning to lend tech, acquisition expertise to support scaling TMF
Personnel from the Centers of Excellence and Presidential Innovation Fellows program may be tapped for project evaluation improvements after the TMF received $1 billion for pressing modernization projects.
Agencies gain ‘momentum’ appointing Evidence Act leadership
Chief data officers, statistical officials and evaluation officers have mostly been designated and are collaborating on councils, according to one OMB official.
Data community asks OMB to remember data funding in fiscal 2022
Reissuing a national data strategy, launching a national secure data service and giving chief data officers $50 million also made the Data Coalition's open letter.
Report: CISA hasn’t reached full operating capacity yet
Until the agency finishes 57 planned organizational changes, it will remain "difficult" for the agency to confront national cyber incidents like the SolarWinds hack, according to GAO.
The pandemic isn’t the only thing pushing CIOs to modernize IT
Many needs predate the global crisis, according to the Professional Services Council, and will need attention moving forward.
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.
Federal Data Science Training Program will make use of coronavirus datasets, be entirely online
The free six-month training program will span all 24 CFO Act agencies and culminate in capstone projects tailored to each.
National Security Commission on AI recommends digital reserve corps and academy
The ideas would help to increase the technology workforce in the government and retain workers in the private secretor through a reserve corps like the military.
OMB calls for Federal Data Strategy detailees for agencies
Detailees will work with their agencies' chief data officers to implement the 2020 FDS Action Plan and develop one for 2021.