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Articles from the CIO Council & Our Partners

CIOC Members honored as Gears of Government Award Recipients

By CIO Council Operations · February 27, 2019
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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.

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  • NSF Looks for Innovative Technology to Prepare for the Workforce of the Future via the Career Compass Challenge

    By Dorothy Aronson, CIO of the National Science Foundation · December 12, 2018
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    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.

    Administration Announces First Federal Cyber Reskilling Pilot Program

    By CIO Council Operations · November 30, 2018
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    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.

    Hiring for the 21st Century - Strengthening the Federal Cyber Workforce

    By Jason Gray, CIO of the Dept. of Education and Co-Chair of the CIO Council's Workforce Committee · October 12, 2018

    October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month (NCSAM). This week’s NCSAM theme is Millions of Rewarding Jobs - Educating For a Career in Cybersecurity.