COVID-19 and telework exposed the Air Force's lack of mobile capabilities. BESPIN is trying to change that, that one app at a time.
The Pentagon is considering compressing the COVID-19 quarantine period for personnel from 14 to 10 days, top officials said.
Talent and training are some of the biggest challenges in artificial intelligence strategy. But what can DOD workers learn from if they embed with private companies?
The congressional watchdog plans to examine agency lessons learned from the rapid rollout of telework tools as part of pandemic response.
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The Defense Department is planning to shift from pandemic footing to more normal operations, and is using White House issued criteria on declines in reported symptoms, declines in new cases and hospital access to determine when restrictions will be lifted.
The reversal pauses of the implementation of a new contract while a lawsuit against a subcomponent of the Federal Labor Relations Authority plays out.
Network infrastructure is a key to unlocking remote work in the new COVID environment, say agency CIOs.
Plans for automation and other technologies to allow for individual HR employees to handle a larger workload haven't panned out.
The Senate has no plans to take up the bill and White House said it would veto what it called an "partisan and ideological wishlist".
The decision comes as the Association of Administrative Law Judges is in the midst of a lawsuit against component of the Federal Labor Relations Authority.
Citing national security and economic risks, senior officials instructed the Secretary of Labor to overturn plans by the Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board to buy a fund that includes investments in China.
The Navy's network operations, like most federal agencies, scrambled to shift to completely remote workforce, but the experience has also shifted workers' network expectations.
Letting new parents take time off would alleviate coronavirus-related concerns, members stated in a May 8 letter to leadership.
A bill from Rep. Jennifer Wexton (D-Va.) would make sure that feds won't forfeit unused annual leave.
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