Tag Archives: 18F

OFPP Eyes Improved Digital Acquisition Process With Pilot Program

The Office of Federal Procurement Policy has unveiled a pilot program that seeks to improve the acquisition of digital and technology platforms through skills development among digital acquisitions teams at government agencies. The General Service Administration’s 18F organization said in a blog post published Thursday that teams from seven agencies will undergo training with …

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GSA 18F Researchers ID Potential Barriers to Public’s Interactions With Government

Researchers at the General Services Administration’s 18F organization have outlined some findings from a study on how U.S. citizens interact with federal government. Carolyn Dew, Colin MacArthur and Michelle Chronister write in a blog post published Tuesday that they conducted the study for the “federal front door” project through interviews with individuals who transact with federal agencies from …

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GSA’s 18F Explores New Digital Projects to Increase Citizen-Govt Interaction

The General Services Administration‘s 18F has identified opportunities for the digital services group to help spur citizen-government interaction and improve access to government services after it conducted research under the Federal Front Door project. Colin MacArthur, Carolyn Dew, Michelle Chronister and John Yuda write in a blog entry posted Monday that 18F found during the …

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GSA Program Adds 10 Agency-Specific Dashboards to Online Analytics Platform

The General Services Administration‘s Digital Analytics Program has introduced 10 agency-specific dashboards to an online tool that works to collect analytics data on Web traffic to government agencies’ websites. An article posted Thursday said the dashboards added to the analytics.usa.gov aim to provide information on the public’s interaction with websites of specific agencies. Tim …

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Matt Goodrich: GSA to Work on FedRAMP Authorization Process, Program Transparency

Matt Goodrich, director of the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program at the General Services Administration, has said stakeholders believe the program is a potential “market maker” and has influenced how industry gauges cloud security. He wrote in a blog entry posted Wednesday that cloud service providers, third-party assessors, government agencies and others have …

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GSA’s 18F Debuts Online Platform for Source Code Micro-Purchases

The General Services Administration‘s 18F unit has introduced an online micro-purchase platform for open-source code developers to bid on various projects at the digital services organization. V. David Zvenyach and Alla Goldman Seiffert wrote in a post published Thursday that 18F will initially post a batch of reverse auction opportunities on the marketplace to buy …

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Phaedra Chrousos: GSA Eyes FedRAMP, USAJobs Updates

Phaedra Chrousos, a General Services Administration official, has said GSA has started to work with Federal CIO Tony Scott to update the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program four years after the agency created FedRAMP, FCW reported Thursday. “The world changes quickly, and we should reimagine [FedRAMP],” said Chrousos, associate administrator …

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GSA’s 18F, USA.gov Eye Improved Digital Interaction With Gov’t Through ‘Federal Front Door’ Project

The General Services Administration’s 18F and USA.gov teams have conducted research for a project that seeks to understand how U.S. citizens interact with the federal government and identify new ways to improve government digital services. Carolyn Dew, Colin MacArthur and Michelle Chronister write in a blog post published Wednesday that USA.gov and 18F carried …

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EPA Seeks Info on Environmental Digital Services Marketplace

The Environmental Protection Agency has moved to solicit ideas from industry for its effort to develop an environmental digital services marketplace. EPA released a request for information that seeks to evaluate vendors based on how they manage to settle environmental business issues and on their pattern of environmentally sustainable behavior, …

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