U.S. Digital Service

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

by Billy Mitchell • 2 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.

VA celebrates early success metrics from the VA.gov relaunch

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 3 months ago

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

VA calls for help bringing home appeals modernization project

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 5 months ago

The agency posted an RFI seeking contractor support as it continues to develop Caseflow, a suite of modern appeals processing tools.

The White House wants to make civic leave for technologists normal and accessible. Will it take off?

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 7 months ago

It's already happening between major tech companies and government agencies, and the White House says "It's a priority for us."

Matt Cutts gets the official nod for top spot at USDS

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 7 months ago

The announcement includes a re-tooling of the leadership structure of the group — the director and deputy director roles will no longer be political.

Can collaboration tools like Slack, HipChat and G Suite help fix government? USDS is betting on it

by Billy Mitchell • 7 months ago

FedScoop sat down at the USDS headquarters with a group of members embedded at various agencies who described how they use collaborative tools and why they believe they're so important in modernizing government operations.

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