The skills assessment survey included several recommendations:
Groups such as the CIOC workforce and human capital for IT
committee should work with the OPM human capital leadership
and merit systems accountability division as well as the
chief human capital officers council, to develop a government
wide IT workforce strategic human capital plan — using the
CCA survey results as a point of departure.
The CIOC IT workforce committee should also work with OPM
to develop an integrated IT workforce career development
program — parts of the program already in development
include the IT workforce development roadmap, the IT exchange
program, and mentoring programs, and those parts should be
integrated into a more cohesive whole.
Agencies should come up with a way to identify areas of
expertise and through knowledge management strategies, ensure
that the expertise and knowledge of the departing workforce
does not leave with them.
Agencies should convert all remaining Computer Specialists,
GS-0334s, to the
Information Technology Management, GS-2210 series. Converting
the remaining Computer Specialists to the appropriate
parenthetical titles within the IT Management series will
provide a more accurate reflection of the federal IT
The survey and survey analysis are available at cio.gov,
under IT Workforce HR.