What comes after cyber for federal reskilling initiatives? Data science

Data science will be the next big subject for the federal government’s reskilling initiative, an Office of Management and Budget official said Thursday.

After two successful cohorts of the Federal Cyber Reskilling Academy, the Federal CIO Council is taking the concept to another high-demand area, deputy Federal CIO Margie Graves at FedScoop’s Workforce Summit. “The next thing we’re going to tackle is the data scientist arena,” she said. The “clear demand signals” from recent legislation like the Foundations for Evidence-Based Policymaking Act, and more, contributed to this decision, she said.

Author: Tajha Chappellet-Lanier

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