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GSA’s 18F Unveils Guides to Help Federal, State Agencies Implement IT Projects

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The General Services Administration’s (GSA) 18F digital services unit has released “de-risking” guides to help federal and state government agencies plan and address issues in implementing information technology projects. The guides explain the six basic principles of modern software development: agile software development, user-centered design; DevOps, product ownership, modular contracting and building with loosely coupled parts.

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GSA Issues Field Guide for Cybersecurity Risk Prevention

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The General Services Administration’s (GSA) 18F digital services unit has released a field guide to help federal agencies mitigate cyber risks in their systems. The federal field guide covers various topics related to cyber strategy development including planning, acquisition and execution. Other recommendations include executing incremental technology deployment and developing a budget strategy for risk mitigation prototyping efforts.

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Anil Cheriyan on How GSA’s TTS Helps Address Agencies’ Digital Needs During COVID-19 Pandemic

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Anil Cheriyan, director of the General Services Administration’s (GSA) Technology Transformation Services, said his team has seen a significant increase in the demand for its services as agencies address their digital technology requirements during the coronavirus pandemic, FedScoop reported Monday.

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Brian Whittaker Appointed to Lead GSA Digital Services on Acting Basis

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Brian Whittaker, deputy executive director of General Services Administration's the Centers of Excellence initiative, has been named acting director of 18F, GSA's digital services agency, Fedscoop reported Monday. He will succeed Angela Colter who finished her tenure last week. Colter led 18F, part of GSA's Technology Transformation Service, over a span of four years.

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Anil Cheriyan: GSA Eyes ‘Client-Focused’ Tech Transformation Service Through Restructuring

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Anil Cheriyan, director of the General Services Administration’s Technology Transformation Service, said TTS will reorganize its four offices into two “pillars” as part of its efforts to be more “client-focused,” FedScoop reported Thursday.

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