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SBA Finalizes Rule to Update HUBZone Program

The Small Business Administration has released a final rule that amends Historically Underutilized Business Zone Program regulations in a move to expand investment and contracting opportunities for companies that want to do business with the government.

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Bureau of Labor Statistics Deploys AI, Machine Learning for Data Coding Tasks

The Bureau of Labor Statistics is implementing artificial intelligence and automation to simplify the agency's data analysis operations, Nextgov reported Friday. The Department of Labor component started using open-source software to automate menial functions and deployed a neural network framework to mitigate system errors earlier this year.

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Labor Dept Integrates New Tool for Cyber Risk Monitoring

The Department of Labor will integrate a new algorithm into its continuous monitoring dashboard to identify and track vulnerabilities of the agency’s information technology assets, FedScoop reported Friday. The new Agency-Wide Adaptive Risk Enumeration tool was built under the Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation program to monitor millions of assets across the entire federal government. 

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Labor Department Creates Chief Data Officer Position

The Department of Labor announced the creation of a new position that will help monitor the agency's governance architecture. The chief data officer will report to the office of the assistant secretary for policy and will supervise a newly established data board, the department said Wednesday.

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White House Awards $450M in Training Grants to 270 Community Colleges

The White House has awarded $450 million in grants to nearly 270 community colleges across the U.S. to develop education and career training programs for job seekers in concert with employers. The grantees will partner with Exxon-Mobil, IBM, Delta, Jetblue, CVS and Habitat for Humanity, among others, under the Trade Adjustment Assistance Community College and Career Training …

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