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A few months after its launch, here’s what we know about the US Digital Corps

Oct. 19, 2021 3:15 pm

A few months after its launch, here’s what we know about the US Digital Corps

The US General Services Administration launched the early-career fellowship program in August to help build the social impact-focused tech talent pipeline. Applications are expected to open in the next few weeks.
Coding Dojo has a new part-time course for UX/UI professionals

Oct. 15, 2021 9:55 am

Coding Dojo has a new part-time course for UX/UI professionals

Following a demand from hiring managers, the coding bootcamp's virtual, 24-week program is aimed at both students looking to break into the industry and those already in design careers.
A new report from Accenture shows how state governments are embracing cloud technology

Oct. 14, 2021 11:34 am

A new report from Accenture shows how state governments are embracing cloud technology

The cloud market is bigger than ever before, but many states still have mainframe computers. A new study from Arlington-based Accenture Federal Services and NASCIO offers a view on cloud adoption from state CIOs.
RealLIST Engineers 2021: Meet 16 influential technologists leading DC into the future

Oct. 13, 2021 5:00 pm

RealLIST Engineers 2021: Meet 16 influential technologists leading DC into the future

Technical.ly's third annual list spotlights the software, data and cyber pros that are taking on tough challenges on their own teams, and leading the way for others across #dctech.
Here’s what technologists can check out at the annual AWS Summit in DC

Sep. 28, 2021 2:28 pm

Here’s what technologists can check out at the annual AWS Summit in DC

The IRL tech conference is at the Convention Center on Sept. 28-29. On the agenda: speakers from PBS and Blackboard, as well as different level tracks based on attendee experience.
Reston’s ActiveNav wants to help companies dump extra data

Sep. 24, 2021 10:26 am

Reston’s ActiveNav wants to help companies dump extra data

Although we live in a data-driven world, ActiveNav CMO Dean Gonsowski thinks that a lot of data is actually a vulnerability, not an asset. It signals a shift: "You can't be data privacy compliant without actually understanding your data," he said.
Tune in to Fast Forward, a new video series on the space industry’s future from Reston’s ASCEND

Sep. 15, 2021 11:29 am

Tune in to Fast Forward, a new video series on the space industry’s future from Reston’s ASCEND

Hosted by Devin Liddell and Kara Cunzeman, the series explores how the technologies we use on Earth can grow in space — and the technical challenges professionals will have to overcome.
PSA: Volunteer tech work can be a resume builder

Aug. 16, 2021 9:26 am

PSA: Volunteer tech work can be a resume builder

Code for America brigades in cities like Philly and DC have identified solutions to civic issues, even virtually, during the pandemic. Their work isn't just good for their communities — it can serve as professional development.
How cyber criminals have latched on to online business tools

Aug. 2, 2021 4:25 pm

How cyber criminals have latched on to online business tools

Phishing and Business Email Compromise attacks were some of the most prevalent cyber crimes of the last year. "Criminals are adept at combining legitimate web services with subtle social engineering techniques that are more likely to slip by email defenses," writes Lior Kohavi, chief strategy officer & EVP of Advanced Solutions at McLean, Virginia-based Cyren.
Meet Avatar Dimension, Microsoft’s Ashburn-based mixed reality studio 

Jul. 23, 2021 7:48 am

Meet Avatar Dimension, Microsoft’s Ashburn-based mixed reality studio 

With volumetric capture and holographic technology, the studio is working with clients across entertainment and business. Leaders see training as the future.

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