The Office of Personnel Management (OPM) issued a January 19 memo to Federal agency heads that encourages agencies to expand their intern and other early-career ranks as one way to help grow the Federal workforce with new and younger talent.
A virtual job fair organized today by Tech to Gov in partnership with the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) is targeting a wide range of Federal government technology and related positions as part of the government’s goal to restock its tech ranks amid a slowdown in hiring by the private sector.
The U.S. Election Assistance Commission (EAC) has named Steven Frid the agency’s new executive director, succeeding Mark Robbins who has been acting director of EAC for the past 11 months. Frid is due to start the new job on Jan. 30.
A top Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) official in charge of preparedness and response said today that the agency is interested in the development of automated patient reporting technologies to boost the government’s ability to improve diagnosis and treatment.
House Oversight and Accountability Committee Chairman James Comer, R-Ky., introduced legislation on Jan. 11 that would roll back Federal agency telework policies to their year-end 2019 levels, and require agencies to justify any future changes in telework policies through reporting to Congress.
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) late Wednesday pinned the blame for a major system outage earlier in the day on a damaged database file and said it saw “no evidence of a cyber attack” causing the problem.
The United States and Finland tied for the top ranking on the Consumer Technology Association’s (CTA) International Innovation Scorecard released on Jan. 5 at the trade group’s CES 2023 technology conference in Las Vegas.
Tracy Pakulniewicz has joined the Biden administration as Chief of Staff for the Office of Strategy, Policy, and Plans (SPP) at the Department of Homeland Security (DHS).
The White House this week hit the refresh button on dozens of nominations left over from 2022 and even earlier, including several for officials that may have big impacts on the Federal technology and workforce fronts if their nominations are cleared by the U.S. Senate.
Illumio, a provider of zero trust segmentation (ZTS) technologies, said today that its Illumio Government Cloud offering has received FedRAMP (Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program) In Process designation at a Moderate Impact Level, under the sponsorship of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of Inspector General.