Biden calls for ‘most ambitious effort ever’ to modernize federal IT, cybersecurity
"President-elect Biden is calling on Congress to launch the most ambitious effort ever to modernize and secure federal IT and networks," says a fact sheet.
GSA should have key role in governmentwide IT adoption under Biden, report says
The administration needs to identify innovations worth scaling, according to one member of Joe Biden's transition team, and the GSA administrator — functioning like a COO — could be the one to oversee such effort.
How the U.S. Digital Service is helping during the coronavirus pandemic
The USDS has some team members embedded in the White House Coronavirus Task Force and is pitching in at the state and local levels, among other things.
GSA issues RFI to build federal buying guide on human-centered design
Many federal IT practitioners — particularly those with Silicon Valley experience — champion human-centered design as a critical element in modern technology services.
Can collaboration tools like Slack, HipChat and G Suite help fix government? USDS is betting on it
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.
USDS’s Matt Cutts: modernization report got ‘the vast majority of it right’
Cutts talks about the White House's IT modernization report and more.