Tag Archives: 18F

GSA’s 18F Offers Product Design Guide for Digital Professionals

The General Services Administration‘s 18F organization has created a reference guide to help other government agencies adopt lean principles for their digital tool or service development strategy. Nick Brethauer and Colin MacArthur, user-experience designers at 18F, write in a blog article published Nov. 20 that GSA’s digital services team uses a lean …

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18F: GSA CALC Tool Helps Boston Gain Full Labor Market View

Boston City Chief Information Officer Jascha Franklin-Hodge has shared with the General Services Organization‘s 18F unit how a labor category and pricing research tool helps the city gain perspective on the market. Franklin-Hodge told 18F that CALC, jointly developed by 18F and GSA, works to provide the city’s contracting personnel …

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Noah Kunin: GSA’s 18F Wants to Help Agencies Adopt Cybersecurity Best Practices

The U.S. Computer Emergency Readiness Team has provided a list of strategies it believes public and private sector organizations should adopt to minimize cybersecurity risks to their information technology systems. Noah Kunin, director of delivery architecture and infrastructure services at the General Services Administration‘s 18F organization, said in a blog article published …

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GSA’s 18F Unveils Cloud.gov IaaS Platform for Web App Development

The General Services Administration‘s 18F organization has launched the Cloud.gov website to provide an infrastructure-as-a-service cloud platform to support the development, testing and management of Web applications, FierceGovernmentIT reported Thursday. Molly Bernhart Walker writes that Cloud.gov works to facilitate application development at agencies without the need to use a new environment. …

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GSA’s 18F Hub Forms Digital Economy Practice

The consulting arm of the General Services Administration‘s 18F has unveiled a new digital economy practice as the group works to align its subject and digital knowledge in support of efforts to address broad economic policy goals. Jay Finch and Chris Cairns wrote in an entry posted Wednesday that the practice will work with …

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18F: Structure, Skills, Culture Key to Build Govt Design Teams

The formation of a government design team presents additional challenges due to the nature of the government organization with a distributed workforce, regulations and other factors that could limit the team’s performance, 18F‘s Kate Garklavs said. Garklavs wrote in an entry posted Friday that Mollie Bates and Natalia Fitzgerald, designers with the Consumer Financial …

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18F, White House Forge Genomic Health Research Partnership; Phaedra Chrousos, D.J. Patil Comment

The White House and General Services Administration’s 18F have formed a research alliance that will work to develop genomic-based medications, Government Technology reported Wednesday. White House Chief Data Scientist D.J. Patil told TechCrunch’s startup conference that he will collaborate with 18F’s federal development team to implement White House’s Precision Medicine initiative, …

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