USDS pilot to hire data scientists at 10 agencies closed in less than 2 days
The agencies plan to use subject matter expert-led assessments to determine if applicants qualify for the positions.
DIU’s innovation efforts continue to expand, annual report shows
The Defense Innovation Unit added 33 nontraditional defense contractors to a rolling list of 120 that stretches back to mid-2016.
‘CEOs are stepping up’ free-of-charge. How the tech industry is helping government during COVID-19
The tech sector is "stepping up" to help the government as it struggles with the unprecedented demand of responding to the COVID crisis and the consequent teleworking.
Here’s what year two of Coding it Forward’s Civic Digital Fellowship looks like
This summer the program is looking to establish itself firmly within the federal government's "innovation family."
Harvard undergraduates launch fellowship to connect students early to federal agencies
Not every tech-savvy student at an elite college is looking for a summer internship in Silicon Valley, and if an opportunity in government is the goal, the attractive options can be scarce. A new program is looking to fix that.
USDS = taxpayer value, former White House deputy CTO says
Taxpayer value might not be one of the U.S. Digital Service's core focuses, but it is an outcome often related to its mission of developing more effective and efficient digital services for Americans, Nick Sinai said.