Acendre Unveils Federal Government Human Capital Trends to Watch in 2019

Federal Government Human Capital Trends 2019

Arlington, VA, January 17, 2019 – Acendre, a worldwide leader in cloud-based talent management software, today announced the immediate availability of its “2019 Federal Government Market Trends to Watch” report. With challenges and opportunities presented by the President’s Management Agenda (PMA) and Office of Management and Budget (OMB) workforce reforms, federal human capital leaders face a year of change. For this annual report, Acendre has studied the federal human capital landscape, spoken with numerous federal HR leaders and utilized insights and perspectives from its industry-leading People Analytics Center of Excellence to compile this information.

An ongoing theme that manifests itself across the federal HR landscape is that of IT modernization, workforce transformation and cybersecurity. Through our experience, expertise and listening to federal HR and IT leaders, we’ve identified 9 market trends that we’ll be keeping a close eye on in 2019 and that we believe federal agencies must be aware of if they are going to achieve mission success.

The following highlights the 2019 Federal Human Capital Trends identified in the report:

  1. IT modernization as a top priority
  2. Cybersecurity scrutiny increases
  3. Data and analytics take center stage
  4. Big boosts for employee engagement and workforce development
  5. The talent shortage and no letup for increased direct hiring authority needs
  6. A move to shared services
  7. AI gets real
  8. Attention to wellness
  9. Collaborative work and teams.

You can obtain a copy of the report here.

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