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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.
SolarWinds CEO talks hack, remaining questions before Capitol Hill hearings
SolarWinds' Sudhakar Ramakrishna said his company is still investigating the scope of the attack.
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.
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).
The newest cohort of Presidential Innovation Fellows goes virtual
The 2021 PIFs will be working remotely. They were chosen with an added emphasis on attracting artificial intelligence talent to the federal government. They'll be working remotely.
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.
Lawmakers look to extend federal telework as coronavirus cases rise
The proposed Senate bill would require telework where possible while granting agency heads the flexibility to sanction in-person work when necessary.
Hurd and Kelly propose new workforce AI strategy
Reps. Hurd and Kelly published an AI workforce white paper a year in the making that recommends a "re-imagining" of education to be a life-long pursuit to close the AI skills gap.