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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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Mikey Dickerson: Teamwork Key to Gov’t Digital Service Projects

The U.S. Digital Service has been recruiting information technology professionals from the private sector to help federal agencies plan, develop and implement technology-based public service delivery methods, Federal Times reported Monday. Aaron Boyd writes the Obama administration proposed a $105 million fiscal 2016 budget to create digital service teams across the …

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Beth Cobert: OMB to Update Digital Services Playbook, TechFAR

The Office of Management and Budget is updating the Digital Services Playbook and TechFAR to help federal agencies through their transition to digital services and leverage the Federal Acquisition Regulations, Federal News Radio reported Wednesday. Jason Miller writes that the changes are based on feedback from both federal customers and the general public regarding concerns …

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