GEAR Center

First GEAR Center challenge winners focus on expanding cyber workforce, improving use of data


Ideas highlight the importance of developing a cybersecurity workforce, and using data for more effective governance.

OMB and GSA launch GEAR Center challenge to ‘test the feasibility of the model’


The government wants solvers to "demonstrate the potential" of this kind of public-private partnership to solve government problems.

Weichert: IT direct-hire authority is almost here


The final regulations for IT direct-hire authority will be published on the Federal Register in a matter of days.

What’s next for the IT-heavy President’s Management Agenda?


The President's Management Agenda is a year old — now it's time to scale the early success, those in charge said.

OMB anticipates GEAR Center standup in 2019


The White House’s plan for an incubator to tackle the government's innovation problems will likely be a reality as early as next year, officials said.

Pon out at OPM, Weichert designated to serve as director


The Trump administration designated Margret Weichert to take the helm of OPM following the surprise departure of current director Jeff Pon.