Tag Archives: workforce development

Accenture’s George Franz, Kristen Vaughan: DoD Needs Highly Skilled Workforce to Achieve Cyber Resilience

George Franz Cybersecurity Lead AFS Natl Security Unit

George Franz and Kristen Vaughan of Accenture Federal Services wrote in a joint opinion piece published Wednesday on C4ISRNET that there are four steps that could help Department of Defense organizations advance workforce development to improve their cyber resilience and one is assessing the talent they will need in the next five years.

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Cloud Could Help Agencies Accelerate Innovation Through Data Analysis; AWS’ Brett McMillen Quoted


Government and industry leaders took part in Government Matters’ Tech Leadership Series: Innovation program to discuss how cloud computing helps agencies advance innovation, deliver citizen services and carry out their missions. One of the key themes discussed during the program is the cloud’s role in enabling agencies to store and analyze large datasets to advance public service innovation, according to an Amazon Web Services blog post published Monday.

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Intel’s David Hoffman: Government, Industry Should Collaborate on National AI Strategy

David Hoffman, associate general counsel and global privacy officer at Intel, has said government and industry should work together on a national strategy that would advance the adoption of artificial intelligence. Hoffman wrote in a FedScoop article published Tuesday the national AI strategy should address four areas and one is to foster AI innovation across government and industry.

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Lockheed’s Marillyn Hewson: ‘Holistic View of Workforce Dev’t Needed to Address Skills Gap in A&D Industry’

Lockheed Martin CEO Marillyn Hewson has said government, academic and industry leaders should work together and “take a holistic view of workforce development” to address the shortage of skilled employees in the aerospace and defense sector and advance innovation. Hewson wrote in an opinion piece posted Thursday on Fox News that the current administration …

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Boeing to Invest $300M in Workforce Devt, Charitable Initiatives; Dennis Muilenburg Comments

Boeing has committed to invest an additional $300 million in employee-related and charitable initiatives following the passage of a tax reform bill by Congress. Chicago-based Boeing said Thursday it will allocate $100 million to charity work in support of education, communities, veterans and military personnel. The aerospace and defense company also plans …

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CACI Receives NAVSEA Task Order for Workforce Development, Support Services; Ken Asbury Comments

CACI International has secured a five-year, $40 million task order under the SeaPort-e contract vehicle to help develop the Naval Sea Systems Command’s workforce and facilitate organizational efficiency and effectiveness. The company said Monday the task order covers professional, technical and consulting services in support of the chief strategy office, chief of staff and …

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Deloitte Study: Manufacturing USA Helps Facilitate R&D, Address Shortage in Skilled Workforce

A new Deloitte study has found that Manufacturing USA’s network of institutes works to facilitate manufacturing innovation through research and development and helps mitigate the shortage of skilled manufacturing workers. The study also showed that the first eight manufacturing institutes formed by the departments of Defense and Energy from 2012 …

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Maximus, Teammates Create Visual Career Pathway Prototype for DOL Challenge; Richard Montoni Comments

The Labor Department has selected a team comprised of Maximus, Employ Milwaukee and hospitality and restaurant employers in the city to implement a workforce development platform that seeks to support job seekers and employers at DOL’s American Job Centers or One-Stop Centers. The WIO A-Team developed a visual career pathway prototype designed to feature an employee’s career …

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