Federal 100: Jeff Shyshka

Jeff Shyshka
Deputy CIO for Service Delivery and Engineering
Veterans Affairs Department

The work: Strengthening VA’s IT workforce after a departmental reorganization and centralization of IT activities.

The impact: Shyshka’s plan better positions the IT workforce to support emerging lines of business at VA, including mental health, polytrauma and joint VA/Defense Department ventures.

The nuts and bolts: Shyshka developed a staffing model that provides one IT specialist for every 300 users, which is in line with private-sector best practices. He also developed a plan for continuously monitoring the strength of the workforce and supporting career development for IT employees.

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John S. Monroe is the editor-in-chief of Federal Computer Week.

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