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workforce federal workers industry-min

One of the biggest challenges facing Federal government agencies is recruiting and retaining
skilled IT workers. Providing employees with the right kind of technical training can help solve both
problems.

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docusign-symposium

Automating and digitizing how government does business has become the unstoppable force for improving service to citizens, and DocuSign is lining up some of the most creative IT leaders in the Federal arena to help explain the next chapter in tech-driven gains on September 13 in Washington, D.C.

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MeriTalk spoke with Frank Dimina, senior vice president of Americas and public sector at Splunk, about the value of log data and how agencies can facilitate collection and analysis.

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Through the President’s Management Agenda Vision, the administration has put a spotlight on customer service in Federal government agencies. Fortunately, as agencies modernize their information technology (IT), they can employ technological solutions such as artificial intelligence (AI) and automation to transform the customer experience.

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CISA

In a recent MeriTV “IT In Depth” episode, Robert Costello, Chief Information Officer at the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), and Bill Wright, Splunk’s Director of Public Sector Affairs, said new event logging requirements pose a series of complicated tests for Federal IT managers. The mandates stem from the August 2021 Office of Management and Budget (OMB) memo M-21-31, which outlines a four-tier system for logging events and describes logs on Federal information systems as “invaluable” in fighting cyber threats.

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Federal agencies and their Federal Systems Integrator (FSI) partners are considering how to tap into artificial intelligence (AI) to advance their missions. The National Security Commission on Artificial Intelligence is calling on Federal leaders to double research and development spending on AI, to $32 billion by Fiscal Year 2026. As with any new technology, there is uncertainty on the best way to move from pilot projects in the lab to fully implemented production solutions.

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MerITocracy 2021

What are the essential elements of innovation partnerships between government and the private sector to harness the technology that can tackle the toughest problems facing America?  On July 21 – we’re going to find out. The countdown to MerITocracy 2022: American Innovation Forum is on.

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