NextGov reports that 18F, the GSA’s tech consultancy, is looking to make it easier for citizens to login, prove their identity, and interact with the federal government.
This is the second project conducted under 18F’s agile Blanket Purchase Agreement, which pre-vets vendors based on their ability to develop products in quick, iterative chunks.
Since GSA created its new Technology Transformation Service, under which 18F now falls, one of the group’s first new projects has been fixing the “inconsistent, difficult experience” citizens have “logging in and proving their identity when interacting with the government online,” an 18F blog post published in May said.
A vendor would work with 18F to solve “identity issues faced by agencies” and to “[i]mprove the 18F identity solution to help meet agency needs,” the performance work statement says.
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