U.S. Digital Service

USDS wants to fix the ‘black hole’ USAJOBS with alternative hiring assessment

by Dave Nyczepir • 4 weeks ago

The U.S. Digital Service recently piloted pass-fail assessments of applicants against IT job requirements at the Department of Health and Human Services and National Park Service.

How designing federal websites for mobile may benefit the desktop user experience as well

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 1 month ago

The smaller displays and leaner operating systems have a way of focusing attention on what's most important, digital services experts say.

This new tool cuts VA disability claims’ processing time in half

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 5 months ago

It’s not merely an online version of the deeply bureaucratic 526EZ form — it’s a revamped experience that guides veterans through the process.

Tech, design firms unite to find ‘shared definition of success’ with government

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 6 months ago

Meet the Digital Services Coalition.

Commission issues early recommendations for better federal IT hiring

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 6 months ago

A recent staff memo weighed in on things that the government could do to be more competitive.

Despite critical report, VA officials confident in systems as MISSION Act launch approaches

by Billy Mitchell • 8 months ago

The U.S. Digital Service recently cast its doubts on the VA's ability to successfully meet the requirements of the MISSION Act by the June 6 deadline.

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