University research is a big business. But federally imposed administrative requirements divert researchers to focus on non-value-added activities.
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For many government employees, the answer to creating strong CX at their agencies may exist in ignoring their potential for failure.
NSF wants to create a 21st-century workforce. The agency released a Career Compass Challenge on Nov. 9th and announced the winners of the first part on Friday.
Agencies want to deliver an integrated digital experience for customers. So what exactly does prioritizing CX mean for government?
Potential partners for your modernization project are at various levels across your agency. Here are some practical ways to connect with those groups.
CIO Dorothy Aronson is collaborating with forward-thinking staff to introduce microprojects that allow the agency to test and scale new technologies and processes.
STEM – Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math – are career fields in the U.S. jobs market that tripled in recent years. In fact, current projections are that the demand for these skills will outstrip the supply by at least one million jobs. Since the late 1950s, after the Russians launched Sputnik to the surprise ofRead… Read more »
Prof. Randy Lewis, a molecular biologist at Utah State University, has received nearly $1.15 million in grants from the Office of Naval Research and National Science Foundation to develop spider silk production methods. Lewis aims to make technology in which silk-making genes of arachnids are transferred to other animals to help boost production, USU saidRead… Read more »
March is Women’s History Month, and I often like to use this time to take the temperature of women’s progress toward equality in society. The results are so often a mixed bag. Women earn more bachelor’s and master’s degrees than men, but still make up less than 20% of Congress and C-Suite positions in FortuneRead… Read more »
Today, the White House demonstrated their support for Big Data in a huge way. Federal agencies have committed over $200M to big data initiatives in the future. Between the National Science Foundation, National Institute of Health, Department of Defense, Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, Department of Energy, and United States Geological Survey there are multipleRead… Read more »