OPM releases guidance for federal cybersecurity rotational programs


The 120-day assignments within or between agencies are a chance to reskill and upskill federal employees.

By using AI, the VA dramatically decreased claims processing intake times, official says


The VA's benefits administration went from taking 10 days to sort the mail to about half a day. "We are happy to talk about how good we are," its administrator said.

CIO Council report recommends improvements to federal IT hiring


The report's top recommendation is to create a comprehensive special pay system for IT jobs across government.

‘Rigid’ pay system blamed for Federal Cyber Reskilling Academy struggles


The U.S. Merit Protection Board has some ideas for a reskilling program that has yet to mint any new cybersecurity experts.

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


7 in 10 government IT leaders say that IT skills gaps have a significant impact on delivering agency missions.

USDA places focus on reskilling after Centers of Excellence modernization


A major challenge "that doesn't get discussed is how you prepare your workforce to be able to support this new environment" after modernization, said USDA CIO Gary Washington.