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Agencies Await OMB Guidance to Implement Digital Government Law

The Office of Management and Budget has yet to issue guidance for federal agencies to implement provisions for a new law intended to digitize government services to ensure such services are accessible to the public, NextGov reported on Monday. President Trump signed the 21st Century Integrated Digital Experience Act on Dec. 20 and federal agencies have until June 18 to create action plans to carry out the law’s provisions.

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Report: GSA to Launch Blockchain Pilot Initiative Under Digital Govt Services Program

The General Services Administration plans to launch a blockchain pilot initiative this summer as part of the agency’s Emerging Citizen Technology program that seeks to explore how artificial intelligence and new technologies can be integrated into digital government services, Federal News Radio reported Monday. Justin Herman, manager of social media and digital engagement …

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DOJ Seeks Digital Services Director for CIO Office

The Justice Department is looking for a professional to serve as digital services director at DOJ’s office of the chief information officer. DOJ said in a USAJobs notice posted Thursday the selected candidate will lead the creation of a digital services office and work with stakeholders across the federal government to optimize digital services. The role …

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GAO Study: Agencies ‘Generally Satisfied’ With 18F, USDS Support Services

A survey by the Government Accountability Office has found that agency project managers are “generally satisified” with the information technology support services they have received from the Office of Management and Budget‘s U.S. Digital Service and the General Services Administration‘s 18F organization. GAO said in a report published Thursday it found that 18F provided development and consulting …

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Tom Sharpe, David Shive: GSA’s IT Initiatives Underscore Cross-Agency Collaboration

Tom Sharpe, commissioner of the General Services Administration‘s federal acquisition service, and GSA Chief Information Officer David Shive have highlighted the agency’s information technology initiatives that seek to foster partnerships across the government. Sharpe and Shive wrote in a blog post published Tuesday GSA’s 18F organization led efforts to create the Agile Services blanket purchase …

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Janet Hughes: UK Government Digital Service Identity Verification Platform to Go Live

The U.K.’s government digital service agency will launch its new identity verification platform for digital government services in the coming days. Janet Hughes, GDS identity assurance program director, wrote in a blog post published Thursday that the GOV.UK Verify platform has passed the “Digital by Default Service Standard” assessment to address security, safety and usability requirements. …

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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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