VA celebrates early success metrics from the VA.gov relaunch

The Digital Service team at the VA talks about what's coming next.

modernization news

DOT is on the hunt for automation, blockchain and more

by Carten Cordell • 22 hours ago

The agency is looking to fund a new slate of emerging technology applications as part of a small business innovation R&D program.

TSA will debut its agile tech solicitation next month

by Carten Cordell • 5 days ago

The agency plans to use a multiple-award blanket purchase agreement for mobile applications and microservices, as well as software-as-a-service and platform-as-a-service operations.

OPM wants agencies to start gameplanning the modern workforce

by Carten Cordell • 5 days ago

Acting OPM director Margaret Weichert directed federal agencies to start thinking about the future of work in this year's Human Capital Reports.

GSA debuts new mobile solutions contract

by Carten Cordell • 6 days ago

GSA's current mobile contract is set to expire in November.

Senate bill wants agencies to bolster cybersecurity by sharing their talent

by Carten Cordell • 6 days ago

A new bill aims to ensure the competition for cyber talent doesn’t create have and have-not agencies open to cyberattacks.

TMF Board awards $20.7M to accelerate GSA’s NewPay shared service

by Billy Mitchell • 1 week ago

This is now the seventh modernization project to receive TMF funding, bringing the grand total awarded to $90 million of the $100 million appropriated for the fund in fiscal 2018.

Veterans to get iPhone health record access this summer

by Billy Mitchell • 1 week ago

Within 24 hours of visiting a VA facility, veterans will be able to access their updated health information in the Apple Health app, according to the VA's plans.

Rep. Will Hurd named ranking member of House intel modernization subcommittee

by Billy Mitchell • 2 weeks ago

The Texas Republican will meld his experience overseeing federal IT modernization and cybersecurity issues with his previous tenure on the House Intelligence Committee and background as a CIA agent.

Can you help Social Security manage its multi-cloud environment?

by Billy Mitchell • 2 weeks ago

SSA "requires a suite of COTS tools, including implementation and integration support, for the enhanced automated management of its diverse cloud hosting environments."

VA software shuffle could delay national rollout of patient scheduling

by Billy Mitchell • 2 weeks ago

Despite a successful pilot to replace the system at the center of the department's 2014 scheduling scandal, VA will now pivot to adopt different software, delaying the nationwide rollout potentially by years.

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