Several teams and individuals from across the government have been named Gears of Government Award winners on behalf of the CIO Council. The awards include many examples of how IT modernization is allowing agencies to better meet customer expectations, keep data and systems secure, build a modern workforce and ensure access to services.
By Dorothy Aronson, CIO of the National Science Foundation · December 12, 2018
Technology is changing the way we do our work, and the work itself. To keep up, the National Science Foundation (NSF) plans to invest in its most critical resource – the workforce. And it's not just NSF. The need for an adaptable and ready workforce extends to other Federal agencies and beyond.
Today, the Office of Management and Budget, the CIO Council and the Department of Education announced the first Federal Cyber Reskilling Academy (FCRA) pilot program. This program offers Federal employees the opportunity for hands-on training in cybersecurity, one of the fastest growing fields in the country.