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Cloud, AI skills top list of talent needs for federal government CIOs, report finds

by Julia Weaver

Federal IT leaders foresee a significant need for a wide range of IT skills at their agencies over the next two years, with the greatest demand expected for specialists in cloud networking and application development, artificial intelligence, data analysis and enterprise engineering, according to a new survey. The rapid evolution of cloud-based computing services, the need to meet citizens’ digital services expectations and the explosive growth of data are placing…

WorkScoop presents the Best Bosses in Fed IT

by Billy Mitchell

Meet the 54 leaders driving the federal government's digital transformation.

Are federal workers ready for AI?

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier

Federal workers know artificial intelligence is coming to their workplaces, but some are unsure whether this shift will prove to be professionally beneficial. This insight comes from an Accenture study, in which the company asked more than 500 federal employees for their thoughts on the impact of AI in the federal workforce. The survey also

Public-private partnerships could lead to big reskilling returns, report says

by Carten Cordell

A partnership between public and private entities could be the key to cutting the costs of reskilling the current workforce for the future, according to a new report from the World Economic Forum. As emerging technologies like artificial intelligence and automation continue to shape the future of work, the concern among many is what impact

MITRE fellowships offer feds new systems engineering skills

by Carten Cordell

The MITRE Corp. is preparing to welcome a second class of knowledge-hungry federal employees to a fellowship designed around next-generation systems engineering. The McLean, Virginia-based federally funded research and development center recently reopened the SE Fellowship program, a yearlong professional development curriculum designed to offer federal employees an education on how to design and manage complex technology systems.

Ditch the General Schedule, build competency-based workforce, report says

by Carten Cordell

As the accelerating pace of technology upends how many Americans work, a new report suggests a complete overhaul of the federal workforce is needed to ensure the future role of government. Officials from the National Academy of Public Administration detailed the second volume of its “No Time To Wait” report series Tuesday, advising that the federal