Agile

GSA Seeking a Vendor to Manage Its Platform-as-a-Service Offering Cloud.gov

The contract will call for developing code, troubleshooting issues and monitoring for operational failures and security incidents.

VA is Looking for a Platform to Track Talent and Spot Future Leaders

Employees also would use the system as a one-stop shop for professional development services.

TSA Wants Industry Input on Its Proposed Agile Contract Vehicle

The agency plans to tap the contracts for its modernization initiatives.

How to Stop Technical Debt from Eating Your IT Budget

Before federal agencies can modernize, they need to figure out how to tackle the workarounds in old systems.

VA Wants a New Cloud for Its Mobile Apps

The effort comes as VA reworks its entire online presence to make services more accessible and user-friendly for some 9 million veterans.

3 Cultural Considerations in IT Modernization

First, remember that transformation is a team sport.

18F Thinks Security Authorizations Should Be Agile Too

The government’s digital consultants are working with agencies to develop an iterative process for certifying the security of new IT systems.

Rapid Prototyping to Improve Government Systems

Two former U.S. Digital Service staffers on their approach to iterative design and software development.

U.S. Digital Service Will Teach You How to Buy the Latest Tech

Federal employees can learn best practices for digital procurement in a new certification program.

Security Managers and Modernization Don’t Mix…or Do They? 

The reality is that secure DevOps is still more of a meta-conversation than it is an actual implementation effort.

6 Steps for Fast Government Project Deployment Using Agile Development

Many project managers are realizing that the fastest way to get their digital projects off the ground is through agile development.

FBI Considering One $5 Billion Contract For All IT Supplies, Services

A request for information sheds light on the FBI’s upcoming IT Supplies and Support Services contract, including the bureau’s preference to include all such services in a single contract.

4 Principles for Making Digital Transformations Work

Government agencies can complete effective digital transformations but it takes new technologies and management practices.

GAO: Federal CIO Shirking Oversight Responsibilities On Critical Projects

The lack of CIO involvement in major projects could allow them to slide off the rails, GAO says.

Senator Calls On Agencies to Streamline Programs for Entrepreneurs

The Government Accountability Office reported in 2012 that each of the 52 entrepreneur support programs at Commerce, SBA and other agencies overlapped with at least one other program.

Homeland Security's Top Buyer: Still All-In In Agile

The department needs to do a better job “taking the fear out of innovation,” Chief Procurement Officer Soraya Correa said.