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@Georgetown @BeeckCenter + professor @USDResponse co-fdr @MuckRock board Former: US Deputy Chief Technology Officer @USNatArchives @Mozilla @rcfp @TheDailyIowan
Jan 25, 2021 11 tweets 5 min read
I spent 8 years as a civil servant in the U.S. federal government including helping to stand up and support tech teams such as @18F, @USDS, @PIFgov. A short thread on how we can better support tech careers in the federal government... 1/ Agencies are thinking differently about how they buy, build, and implement tech tools - which starts and ends with civil servants. But gov still hires civil servants for tech jobs of 20 years ago vs for the skills of today (the IT jobs classification was last updated in 2001) 2/