Mark Schwartz, the groundbreaking chief information officer at the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service in the Homeland Security Department is leaving government.
USCIS chief Mark Schwartz is testing out "impact mapping" on the agency's case verification system under the E-Verify program.
In a recent keynote address, Mark Schwartz of the USCIS outlined how agile and DevOps practices allow for continuous and efficient modernization of systems and services.
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services has not yet managed to fully implement agile development processes for its large-scale effort to move the agency's services online.
Steve Kelman of FCW writes about his conversation with John Inman, a contracting officer at USCIS, discussing the real-world challenges faced by contractors and project managers making the switch to agile.
USCIS is adopting a scalable cloud infrastructure to increase operating efficiency and get helpful tools into the hands of users as quickly as possible.
Fixing a 'broken' immigration system has not been easy, but USCIS used an Agile approach to shake up the old system and get things done.
Are agencies finally realizing that Agile methods and DevOps can revolutionize their IT missions -- and change public perception of government culture?
FCW reports that U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services is seeking a pilot of AgileCraft to help administer a variety of portfolio-level planning, tracking, and reporting operations.
Federal Times reports on U.S. Customs and Immigration Services Chief Information Officer Mark Schwartz's efforts to revamp the clunky procurement process that left him frustrated with long lead times, vendor lock-in and poor performance.