Tag Archives: USDS

Dan Tangherlini: GSA’s 18F Unit Helps Refresh Federal IT Acquisition Efforts

Dan Tangherlini, former General Services Administration chief, has said he believes GSA’s 18F organization should be given a chance to help foster innovation and modernize federal government information technology acquisition in an interview with Government Technology posted Tuesday. “People are deeply satisfied with the work that 18F is doing … this is an internal government agency …

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USDS Unveils New Web App for VA Benefit Claim Appeals

The U.S. Digital Service has launched a new Web application that seeks to expedite the disability claims appeals process at the Department of Veteran Affairs, Kavi Harshawat and Mary Ann Brody wrote in a Medium blog post published Friday. The authors are part of a USDS team within the VA that partnered …

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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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OMB Issues Challenge on Training Program for Digital IT Acquisition Pros

The Office of Federal Procurement Policy and U.S. Digital Service have launched a $320,000 phased challenge on the training and development of federal contracting professionals specialized in digital service acquisition. The Office of Management and Budget said in a notice posted on Challenge.gov that the competition seeks innovative approaches to …

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