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Administrator Criswell taking ‘deep dive’ analysis for FEMA’s future staffing model

FEMA looks to add more support for its reservist workforce, as the agency faces staffing shortages and disasters become increasingly frequent.

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For OPM’s Ahuja, ‘strong human capital leadership’ crucial to federal workforce reform

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USCIS sets ambitious hiring, processing goals to shrink massive immigration case backlog

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Federal News Network's Zero Trust Exchange now available on demand

In a three-day event June 21-23, Federal News Network took a deep dive into what agencies are really trying to achieve in zero trust, and what they've accomplished thus far.

Catch up now on any sessions you might have missed!

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Agencies need customer experience 'quarterback' and scorecard to track progress, experts say

The Biden administration is calling on agencies to improve customer experience across government, but former federal officials say a chief customer officer and scorecard are needed to track and encourage progress.

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Navy's data-driven approach to sustainment finds huge room for improvement in ship maintenance

There are a lot of reasons behind maintenance delays in the Navy’s shipyards. But one, only recently uncovered, is that most of the supplies artisans need to do their jobs aren’t on hand when the work starts.

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Under infrastructure law, federal firefighters to see increase in pay

Agencies hope to resolve growing recruitment and retention challenges for federal firefighters with a pay raise and new guidance for career paths.

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Zero Trust Cyber Exchange: Forescout’s Tim Jones on bringing teams together

The federal zero trust strategy is clear: Implementing the new architecture is not solely the job of CISOs and sysadmins. It will require a cross-discipline team, explains Tim Jones of Forescout Technologies at the Zero Trust Cyber Exchange.

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Some things to think about during Post Traumatic Stress Disorder awareness month

June is Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Awareness Month. And according to our next guest managing the risk factors stemming from military-connected PTSD, it isn’t just a job for the defense department or the V.A. Sometimes, it takes a village

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How Congress is forcing agencies to confront telework, and those public service student loans

At least some members of Congress are pushing for telework to become a big and permanent feature of federal employment. The latest gambit is a bill that requires agencies to gather statistics about telework and prevent them from restricting it. It’s called the Telework Metrics and Cost Savings Act.

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VA pushes EHR rollout back to 2023 for several sites to address issues

The Department of Veterans Affairs will postpone the rollout of its new Electronic Health Record at four sites until next year, following several reports raising significant concerns about the system’s reliability.

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USDA has been trying to consolidate 17 networks for a decade, now it has the money to do it

The Technology Modernization Fund Board made three awards to USDA, DHS and FTC for a total of $94.8 million for network and cyber efforts.

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Defense News

Navy’s data-driven approach to sustainment finds huge room for improvement in ship maintenance

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DLA preparing for data analytics to become ‘weapon system of the future’

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Pay & Benefits

Under infrastructure law, federal firefighters to see increase in pay

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Technology

Agencies are on the clock for zero trust; a tailored SSE strategy can help

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Agencies need customer experience ‘quarterback’ and scorecard to track progress, experts say

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Workforce

How Congress is forcing agencies to confront telework, and those public service student loans

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