Six states to develop data-driven workforce strategies
With support from the National Governors Association and Strada Education Network, states will use consumer data to design education and training programs.
Philadelphia revitalizes 'smart city' plan with change management
As The City of Brotherly Love works to get smarter, city CIO Mark Wheeler says governance and strategic planning are key.
Why the United States needs more cybersecurity experts — badly
Alan Paller, founder of the SANS Institute, says a "cyber pandemic" threatens national security and the only solution is to train more professionals.
South Texas districts open cybersecurity careers program
A new state-funded program seeks to shrink the gap in the IT security workforce by offering digital forensics and cybersecurity training.
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.
Data-analytics boot camp for adult learners heads to Butler U.
The Indianapolis-based university targets professionals already in the workforce seeking new skills and career advancement.
LA controller debuts data-driven youth development strategy
His plan would use wellness and achievement data to better understand the risks that Los Angeles youth face on a day-to-day basis.
DHS ‘blew up’ its hiring system for cybersecurity talent
The new process will offer market-sensitive pay across the board and enable the department to make job offers more quickly, such as at tech conferences.
Personnel is toughest part of starting risk-based cybersecurity programs, agencies say
GAO found 16 agencies lack a cybersecurity risk management strategy. Leaders say the biggest hurdle is finding the right people.