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Senators Introduce Bill to Address Telecom Workforce Shortage

U.S. Sens. Roger Wicker, (R-MS), ranking member of the Senate Commerce Committee, Kyrsten Sinema, (D-AZ), and Tim Scott, (R-SC), Thursday introduced the Improving Minority Participation and Careers in Telecommunications (IMPACT) Act. The legislation would create a grant program through the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) that would award $100 million in grants to Historically Black Colleges and...

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Air Force updates Digital University with new career tracks

The Air Force‘s platform to upskill its workforce got some major new additions, with new career pathways and course designs to organize users’ learnings around specific technical skill sets. The Digital University platform’s initial launch in summer opened up thousands of lessons from contractors Udemy, Pluralsight and Udacity without much direction for the learner. The latest updates push the platform closer to what many...

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DOD names Metz permanent deputy CIO for information enterprise

Danielle Metz will lead the Department of Defense‘s enterprise information systems and IT  modernization push now as its permanent deputy CIO for information enterprise, the DOD announced Wednesday. Metz brings years of experience to the job. She currently holds the deputy CIO job in an acting capacity, and before that served in the White House as a policy adviser to the Office of Science and Technology Policy. She has also...