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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.
Federal Data Strategy working group advises agencies on assessing employees’ data skills
The new playbook is design to support action 4 of the strategy's 2020 Action Plan.
OMB seeks new chief statistician
The position, overseeing the federal government’s decentralized statistical system, has been filled in an acting capacity since January.
USAJOBS consolidates coronavirus response job openings
The new code will help agencies prioritize hiring for mission-critical work.
Contractors demand maximum telework authority as coronavirus furloughs loom
“We’re really in uncharted territory here," said the attorney leading Ward & Berry's government contracts practice.
Assume ‘malicious parties’ are waiting to pounce on telework traffic, NIST tells agencies
Remote access technologies are, by nature, exposed to more external cyberthreats.
OMB tells agencies to ‘minimize’ face-to-face interactions, focus on ‘mission-critical’ work
Agencies have 48 hours to consider postponing or curtailing all other activities that can't be performed remotely, as the government adopts a more "aggressive posture" in response to COVID-19.