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Aaron Boyd

Aaron Boyd

Senior Editor, Nextgov

Aaron Boyd is an award-winning journalist currently serving as senior editor for technology and events at Nextgov. He primarily covers federal government IT contracting and cybersecurity issues affecting both civilian and defense agencies. As a lifelong nerd and policy wonk, he feels right at home covering the intersection of technology and policy in the nation's capital.
Aaron Boyd is an award-winning journalist currently serving as senior editor for technology and events at Nextgov. He primarily covers federal government IT contracting and cybersecurity issues affecting both civilian and defense agencies. As a lifelong nerd and policy wonk, he feels right at home covering the intersection of technology and policy in the nation's capital.
Workforce

Help Us Find the Government’s Boldest Innovators  

Nominations are open for BOLD Gov 2020, a showcase for federal innovation.

Pay & Benefits

Shifting the Pentagon’s Employee Training to OPM Could Save Millions

The move also establishes the Defense Department as a petri dish for OPM to obtain more data on how employees learn and where more training is needed.

Defense

Security Clearance Backlog Dips as Pentagon Gears Up to Take Over Processing

The move will entail absorbing the National Background Investigations Bureau and its 2,000 employees.

News

Call for Nominations: What Does It Take to Be Bold?

Nominations are open for the annual Bold program, a showcase of federal innovation on the edge.