The U.S. Digital Service and 18F, both formed to help bring federal digital technology more quickly into the here-and-now, are being asked to account for their activities and accomplishments.
The U.S. Digital Service has created the TechFAR Hub as an online tool to help procurement personnel learn and adopt best practices for agile, lean digital acquisition.
It was a packed house as the Environmental Protection Agency held an industry day to inform vendors about the details of its new agile contracting vehicle.
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.
The Social Security Administration is planning a major modernization of its IT infrastructure, but is experiencing push-back from lawmakers hesitant to provide funding.
GSA's agile tech team is looking to move past building digital services and focus on educating agencies in agile IT acquisition.
The director of DHS Digital Services says vendors who aspire to the new FLASH contract must not only "check the boxes" in the agile playbook, but understand why the process needs to be instilled in the agency.
With aviation security a high priority, TSA put out a request for information that states its intention to utilize Agile processes to improve development for its passenger ID-matching system, Secure Flight.
As federal IT teams strive for rapid response to changing requirements through DevOps and continuous integration, they can embrace security as an essential component of the development process.
Shedding the waterfall-constrained delivery model it has been using, the VA looks to implement a more agile alternative.