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Digital Transformation Artificial Intelligence and the Workforce

By Maria Roat, CIO of the Small Business Administration and Chair of the CIO Council's Innovation Committee · June 22, 2018

In the late 1800’s, nearly 50% of the American workforce was employed through agriculture. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, that figure dropped to less than 2% by 2008 [1]. This major restructuring of the economy happened over a period of decades, leading to the emergence of new occupations, fundamental shifts in how the workforce was deployed and inherent changes to the social fabric of the country.

Technology Modernization Board Awards First Round Of Funding For Modernizing Agency Technology

By Office of the Federal Chief Information Officer · June 07, 2018

The Technology Modernization Board, chaired by the Federal Chief Information Officer in the Office of Management and Budget, announced its first round of funding awards under the Technology Modernization Fund (TMF).

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Help Wanted - Increase the Effectiveness of your Tax Dollar

By Margaret Weichert, OMB Deputy Director of Management · May 31, 2018

This blog entry was previously published in Performance.gov. The Federal government spends at least $90 billion annually on IT. The announcement of the President’s Management Agenda included a cross-agency priority goal specifically focused on increasing transparency in spend and performance metrics associated with IT across the enterprise.

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The time to modernize government payroll systems is now

By Beth Angerman, Deputy Associate Administrator, Office of Shared Solutions and Performance Improvement, GSA · May 31, 2018

This blog entry was previously published in FCW on May 30, 2018. The federal government faces a pressing need to modernize and improve the way it runs its payroll business.