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GAO: Information Sharing Could Help Keep Competitive Edge in Synthetic Biology, Quantum Computing

The Government Accountability Office has outlined potential measures the U.S. government should consider to maintain the country’s competitive edge in synthetic biology, quantum computing and other research areas. Those considerations include the information sharing; development of a strategic approach to convene potential partners through consortia; emphasis on technology development and commercialization; and talent recruitment, training and employee retention to build up the science and technology workforce, GAO said in a report published Wednesday.

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Terry Halvorsen: Legislation Needed to Bolster DoD’s IT Workforce

Terry Halvorsen, the Defense Department‘s chief information officer, has called for legislative action to help DoD attract and retain information technology professionals, Federal News Radio reported Wednesday. Scott Maucione writes Halvorsen told the House Armed Services Committee’s emerging threats and capacities subcommittee Tuesday he believes compensation package that companies offer to entice talented candidates somehow affects …

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