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Library of Congress to Unveil Crowdsourcing Program as Part of Digital Strategy

The U.S. Library of Congress will introduce a crowdsourcing program on Wednesday, Oct. 24, in an effort to facilitate access to its physical and digital collections through tagging and transcription. A blog post published Wednesday says the program is part of its new Digital Strategy and strategic plan, which seeks to facilitate connections with citizens through a digitally enabled, data-driven and user-centered approach.

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GSA’s 18F Integrates ‘Agile’ Methods Into IT Security Certification Process

The General Services Administration’s 18F organization has developed a security certification process for government information technology systems through the use of agile development methods, Nextgov reported Tuesday. 18F’s agile-based authority-to-operate process aims to apply an iterative approach to IT security authorizations and place security work at the start of a project. …

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GSA’s 18F Helps Build Federal Lab Data Source Website

The General Services Administration‘s 18F organization has collaborated with the Federal Laboratory Consortium for Technology Transfer to build a website that offers information about facilities, programs and funds of approximately 300 federal laboratories. Aaron Sauers, laboratory and business systems chair at FLC, wrote in a blog entry posted Thursday the FLC …

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Report: GSA Promotes Mary Davie to Federal Acquisition Service Deputy Commissioner

Alan Thomas, commissioner of the General Services Administration‘s Federal Acquisition Service, has promoted acting assistant FAS commissioner Mary Davie to the deputy commissioner post in a series of leadership changes at the agency, Federal News Radio reported Monday. Thomas, who joined FAS in June, said Davie’s experience in collaboration with government and …

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GSA Adopts 18F Federalist Platform to Transition Federal Identity Guides Into Digital Playbooks

The General Services Administration has developed digital formats of its Federal Identity, Credential and Access Management Roadmap and associated implementation guidance through the adoption of an 18F platform. The FICAM playbooks built on 18F’s Federalist platform work to help agencies implement ICAM operations through the use of common patterns, share data …

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FBI, 18F Partner to Develop National Crime Data Explorer Tool

The FBI has partnered with the General Services Administration‘s 18F office to build an online platform designed to provide information about nationwide crime trends, FedScoop reported Thursday. Crime Data Explorer is designed to also help users view statistics by type of crime and state as well as download raw data sets and access …

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18F Launches Interagency Project to Accelerate Govt Adoption of Commercial Tech

The General Services Administration‘s 18F organization has introduced an interagency project to help federal agencies implement commercial software products faster through an updated authority-to-operate certification process, FCW reported Thursday. Project Boise aims to update the federal government’s software security compliance process that require an agency to obtain an ATO and comply …

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