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

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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Anil Cheriyan: GSA’s Technology Transformation Service Should Leverage FAS, Industry Partners

Anil Cheriyan, director of the General Services Administration’s Technology Transformation Service, told Nextgov in an interview published Tuesday that TTS is actively looking into how it builds momentum, establishes sustainability and drives for excellence.Cheriyan said the TTS organization should leverage GSA’s Federal Acquisition Service, which he believes plays a role in performing acquisitions especially in the technology space.

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Presidential Innovation Fellows, HHS Partner on Tech Sprint to Improve Patient Experience, Treatment Access

Presidential Innovation Fellows and the Department of Health and Human Services have teamed up to conduct a tech sprint that seeks to improve patients’ experiences and access to health care. The 14-week sprint that commenced in October aims to convert open data from HHS, Department of Veterans Affairs and other federal agencies into digital platforms, according to a Digital.gov blog post published Friday.

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GSA Introduces 10 New Presidential Innovation Fellows

The General Services Administration has announced the 10 technologists and entrepreneurs selected for the 2017-2018 class of Presidential Innovation Fellows. GSA said Thursday the Presidential Innovation Fellows program seeks to recruit startup founders and innovators to perform tours of duty at government agencies for a year and work with civil …

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Rep. Kevin McCarthy Introduces Bill to Codify Presidential Innovation Fellows Program

Rep. Kevin McCarthy (R-California) has introduced new legislation that looks to codify the Presidential Innovation Fellows program into a long-term project under General Services Administration management, Fedscoop reported Monday. Kayla Nick-Kearney writes the TALENT Act of 2016 also aims to create a PIF program advisory board that will help guide the team’s project …

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GSA Seeks New Tech Transformation Service Commissioner

The General Services Administration has begun its search for a new Technology Transformation Service commissioner who will work to manage the organization and the agencies it supports. GSA said Monday the new commissioner will lead efforts to help agencies develop, purchase and share technologies designed to serve the public and contribute to the government’s digital transformation. “Improving technology services …

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GSA’s 18F Hub Selects FBI & Treasury For Digital Acquisition Initiative Pilot

The General Services Administration‘s 18F digital services team has chosen the FBI and the Treasury Department as the first participants of a new initiative that aims to help agencies adopt emerging digital acquisition practices. FBI and Treasury officials will join the Digital Acquisition Accelerator project that includes basic training in human-centered design, lean-agile methodologies, …

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