Remote work doesn’t mean the end of discovery sprints
Discovery sprints fail when the team lacks access to buildings, assets and people — the biggest challenge during a pandemic.
Unusable and unused vaccine systems hinder Biden’s COVID-19 response
A multidisciplinary team is needed to ensure equitable last-mile vaccine delivery and immunization reporting in real-time through multiple systems.
Congress’ tradition of cutting TMF funding from COVID-19 relief packages continues
As the White House and congressional negotiators work on the latest coronavirus relief package, a $9 billion boost to the TMF met resistance, a source told FedScoop.
HHS seeks formal approval for emergency COVID-19 portal
The HHS Teletracking COVID-19 Portal was introduced in July as a way for about 5,500 hospitals to directly report requested data on the virus.
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.