The many flavors of innovative acquisition
Agile development and support from the upper echelons are critical to the success of 18F, HHS’ IDEA Lab and U.S. Digital Service as they work to reform IT acquisition.
The ‘tipping point’ of innovative IT acquisition
As federal IT investment failures continue to stack up, innovators are coming out of the woodwork and banding together to reform antiquated acquisition with new approaches.
CTO Bryan Sivak leaving HHS
Bryan Sivak, chief technology officer with the Department of Health and Human Services, is leaving his post.
Exclusive: HHS to lead 2-year DATA Act pilot
The Digital Accountability and Transparency Act is in full swing, with the Office of Management and Budget and the Treasury Department catching headlines in their path to issue a governmentwide set of financial data standards by May 2015. But quietly in the background, the Department of Health and Human Services is gearing up to lead a two-year pilot of the DATA Act to test how data standardization in a complex federal ecosystem works.