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DODLive Bloggers Roundtable with David M. Wennergren, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense

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David M. Wennergren, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense, who was recently named "TechAmerica Foundation Government Executive of the Year" will discuss Net Generation guide, a 128-page report by the Federal Chief Information Officers (CIO) Council that focuses on preparing for change in the Federal Information Technology (IT) workforce http://www.cio.gov/Documents/NetGen.pdf
The report identifies the challenges agencies currently face to back fill IT positions with the shrinking workforce, as 957,000 federal workers will become eligible to retire in the next few years. It also discusses how to attract workers between 17 and 31 years old, known as the Net Generation. The Net Generation is a cohort that has grown up with the Internet and expects to work with cutting-edge technologies. For more information, read the following news release:

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