Tags National Science Foundation (NSF)

UT Austin launches $20M machine learning research institute

by Betsy Foresman

From optimizing transportation to applications in fighting COVID-19, the new institute includes a national laboratory hoped to encourage interdisciplinary research.

Report: Agencies need better data on the skilled technical workforce

by Dave Nyczepir

There will be 3.4 million unfilled skilled technical jobs nationwide by 2022, including IT and cybersecurity positions critical to government.

Career Compass challenge winner provides a ‘full lifecycle’ view of your career journey

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier

Phase two of the NSF competition wrapped up last week.

NSF wants you to build an app to help reskill federal workers

by Billy Mitchell

The National Science Foundation announced five winners Friday for the first phase of its Career Compass challenge — a competition to crowdsource ideas for technology solutions that will help federal workers plan for the changing nature of work. The winners, which described of tech-enabled solutions to help reskill and upskill the federal workforce, came from a pool

RPA is the new ‘it’ technology — so, when will it get the spotlight?

by Carten Cordell

When trying to forecast how automation will reshape the future of work, Mike Wetklow sees one technology as emblematic of the coming age: the ATM. After the first operational ATM appeared in the United Kingdom in 1967,  the new technology reduced the number of teller positions needed but afforded banks the ability to sell more

OMB anticipates GEAR Center standup in 2019

by Carten Cordell

The White House’s plan for an innovation incubator that will tackle the federal government’s most pressing problems will likely be a reality as early as next year, officials said Wednesday. On a conference call discussing recent planning for the Government Effectiveness Advanced Research (GEAR) Center, Office of Management and Budget Deputy Director and acting Office