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OMB to Refine Data Science Skills of Federal Workforce; Margie Graves Quoted

The Office of Management and Budget plans to administer a pilot program to repolish the data science skills of federal employees, Federal News Network reported Monday. The future program would also aim to help federal officers understand the importance of data science to achieve an agency's goals.

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Admin Officials on Agencies’ Individual Working Capital Funds for IT Upgrades

The Modernizing Government Technology Act passed in 2017 requires federal agencies to come up with internal working capital funds to support information technology modernization initiatives and administration officials said agencies are having difficulty establishing those funds, Nextgov reported Wednesday.

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Margie Graves on Civilian Counterpart to DoD’s Cyber Certification Framework

Margie Graves, federal deputy chief information officer, said a civilian counterpart to the Department of Defense’s proposed Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification would require a different structure to meet civilian agencies’ wide range of missions, Nextgov reported Wednesday.

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ACT-IAC Issues Report on Federal Data Strategy Compliance Program

The American Council for Technology and Industry Advisory Council released a report on its Data-Driven Decision Making initiative aimed at helping agencies comply with the Federal Data Strategy and 2018 Foundations for Evidence-Based Policymaking Act.

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Customer Experience Drives Federal IT Modernization Efforts

Federal agencies are modernizing their information technology systems driven by the need to improve customer experience, FCW reported Tuesday. "Customer experience matters a lot. It can drive operational efficiencies, savings, cost avoidance. It can make your employees happier,” Anahita Reilly, chief customer officer at the General Services Administration, said Tuesday at ACT-IAC's CX summit.

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FBI Updating IT Workforce Recruitment Strategy

Brian Griffith, a program manager for the FBI, said at an AFCEA forum in Washington, D.C. that the bureau’s Criminal Justice Information Services division is revising its information technology recruitment strategy, Fedscoop reported Wednesday. Griffith told the attendees at the 2019 Law Enforcement and Public Safety Technology Forum that the FBI is looking for individuals with aptitude and a “sense of mission.”

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