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OPM to Refresh Federal Workforce Mgmt Systems; Donna Seymour, Katherine Archuleta Comment

The Office of Personnel Management wants to update information technology systems used to monitor recruitment, training and retirement processes across government agencies, GovExec reported Wednesday. Kellie Lunney writes Katherine Archuleta, OPM director, and Donna Seymour, OPM chief information officer, unveiled the agency’s IT modernization plan in a joint interview with …

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Accenture-Backed Survey: Federal CIOs Eye Skills Training As a Priority

Sixty-percent of responding government information technology and financial leaders told an Accenture-backed survey that training programs could increase workforce efficiency amid budget limitations, FCW reported Wednesday. Reid Davenport writes that spending cuts, skills gaps and a lack of technology buy-in were the top concerns cited by survey respondents. Accenture and …

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NSA Nominee Michael Rogers on Individual Rights in Tech-Heavy World

Michael Rogers, a Navy vice admiral who has been nominated to become the next leader of the National Security Agency and U.S. Cyber Command, advocated for protecting individual rights in an interview with Defense News published Sunday. Zachary Fryer-Briggs writes Rogers, who spoke to Defense News in March 2013, said it is …

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Report: White House Mulls Federal IT Hiring Changes

The White House is considering plans to have government technology staffers work stints in the private sector and grow federal direct hiring authority to help manage large-scale information technology projects, the Wall Street Journal reported Friday. Gautham Nagesh writes that the White House would rotate innovation fellows program participants through …

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Grigor Barseghyan: Microsoft to Bolster Relationship With Armenia

Grigor Barseghyan, director of Microsoft‘s Armenia office, has announced the information technology company’s plans to build its partnership with the Armenian government in the coming year, ARKA reported Wednesday. Barseghyan told reporters at a demonstration seminar that Microsoft aims to help Armenia resolve the country’s brain drain and other issues …

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Michael Basla: Air Force Wants to Bolster IT Governance

The Air Force wants to centralize the management of its information technology services and is finalizing its transition to a Defense Department enterprise email system, FCW reported Wednesday. Amber Corrin writes the branch will reshape its organizational approach in an effort to give IT leadership more power over strategic and …

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