The Office of Federal Procurement Policy (OFPP) is shifting its digital services training program from pilot mode to fully operational, and is requiring agencies to start using the program's modern, agile approaches for digital service acquisition.
The Millennium Challenge Corporation is looking to save on IT spending and shift funds back into the agency through cloud optimization, agile methods, and automated testing.
IT leaders from DHS, SSA, CIA, and and GSA discuss DevOps progress and best practices in this live panel discussion aired by Federal News Radio.
Since most federal agencies report that more than half of their IT development efforts use agile today, it's important to understand the key acquisition success strategies to adopt and mistakes to avoid.
Sarah Fahden, the chief of the Verification Program Portfolio at USCIS, said the journey to being a dev/ops or agile shop started quickly after DHS made the project a high priority modernization program almost six years ago.
At the Food and Drug Administration, a cloud advisory board and innovation lab are collaborating to evaluate ideas and move good plans forward quickly.
Using agile methods to update multiple pieces of its verification system while still maintaining the legacy system for customer use, the U.S. Citizen and Immigration Services (USCIS) is 'changing the tire while driving," according to Federal News Radio.
The MITRE Corp. has developed a free online platform called Acquisition in the Digital Age (AiDA) to provide tools, references and best practices for agencies to start using agile.
Mark Schwartz, the groundbreaking chief information officer at the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service in the Homeland Security Department, is leaving government.
The report DHS filed with the Government Accountability Office said pulling the contract "is the only viable option to address the many issues that DHS has identified as problems with the requirement and the record."