The world is starting to realize the vulnerability of our automated and IT utility infrastructure. The future may very well hold a wave of infrastructure and control system modernization. Most of these systems will require a renewed and much more intense focus on data integrity, security, and control.
DOE Office of the Chief Information Officer
The DOE CIP has created a new Qualified IT Project Management designation for work on government IT projects for both government employees and contractors working as PMs. There is also a renewed focus on project management and PM certification. IT quality assurance and systems engineering are specifically called out.