The Biden government’s initial budget proposal is heavily focused on the federal workforce, including strengthening the IT and procurement workforce and providing more training opportunities for non-technical workers.
The budget proposal released last week included more than $ 58 billion for the civil agency’s IT. But the budget documents, like so many practitioners, stated that IT delivery is as much about technology as it is about people, including those who use and use it.
“After decades of underinvestment in the modern workforce, a lack of partnership with trade unions and persistent, unjustified attacks on its independence, the civil service must be repaired and rebuilt,” the documents read. The administration has already taken steps in this direction.
The president’s proposal includes a 2.7% raise for all federal employees, as well as some provisions specific to those involved in technology and cybersecurity, and …