Tag Archives: skills gap

Federal CIO Suzette Kent, Rep. Will Hurd on AI, STEM Education

Suzette Kent, federal chief information officer and a 2019 Wash100 award winner, said she believes artificial intelligence could result in the creation of jobs amid concerns regarding its potential impact on the workforce, FCW reported Thursday. "We know for a fact that we are creating more jobs in the data space, in the computational sciences spaces, and the design spaces," she said Wednesday at a Bipartisan Policy Council-hosted panel discussion.

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GAO Calls for Improvements in Human Capital Management

The Government Accountability Office has called on the Office of Personnel Management and other federal agencies to make some improvements to the General Schedule classification system and other key areas of human resource management. GAO said in a May 20 report that it found inconsistencies in five of the eight …

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OPM Asks Federal Agencies to Take Stock of Cyber Skills Needs

The Office of Personnel Management plans to compile an inter-agency database of cybersecurity experts to help identify the government’s future skillset needs, NextGov reported Wednesday. Brittany Ballenstedt writes OPM Acting Director Elaine Kaplan has distributed a memorandum calling on federal agencies to update their lists to reflect new work definitions …

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