Agile

FEMA On Course For Another Grants Modernization Disaster, Watchdog Says

The emergency response agency is on its second attempt to modernize its grants IT infrastructure.

GSA’s Investment Team Is Building An Agile Development Contract

The $10 million, single-award contract would assist in developing novel ideas to improve the federal government.

Should ICE Use GSA Schedules for Agile Development or Go Its Own Way?

The immigration enforcement agency is asking industry for advice on using existing contracts or building its own agile development vehicle.

Dispelling DevSecOps Myths and Maximizing the Potential

For starters, federal agencies don’t need to rush out and hire “super developers.”

What GovTech Will Look Like in 2019

This year, some agencies might opt to think inside the box.

Report: Tech Shops Don't See Themselves Driving Change

Nearly 60 percent of civilian tech specialists cited insufficient funding as a major barrier to IT modernization.

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.

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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.