Inside the Pentagon’s Long Debate: Do Gamers Make Good Soldiers?

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In May, the U.S. military created a new rivalry. In a seven-hour Twitch stream, soldiers from the Air Force and Army fought on an unlikely battlefield: “Halo Infinite,” a popular first-person shooter video game. Over a half million people logged on to watch the Air Force win the military’s first inter-service gaming championship.

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How Robotic Process Automation is Helping Federal Agencies Manage Data

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Feds in Gen X and Gen Z Both Want More Work Flexibility, But Often for Different Reasons

Improving retention of federal employees is a long-standing challenge for agencies, but the way to incentivize feds to stay in public service may differ, depending on their age. Although federal…

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