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US Digital Service visits Puerto Rico

US Digital Service visits Puerto Rico for TechSummit 2016, meets with representatives to candidates for Governor of Puerto Rico, including the now current CIO of Puerto Rico, Luis Arocho. Presentation on leading the transformation for effective agile contracting in Government. Agile Technology Contracting in Federal Government by Traci Walker from Puerto Rico Tech Summit

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US Digital Service Playbook released

Today, too many of our digital services projects do not work well, are delivered late, or are over budget. To increase the success rate of these projects, the U.S. Government needs a new approach. We created a playbook of 13 key “plays” drawn from successful practices from the private sector and government that, if followed…

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US Digital Service is established

As part of the Executive Office of the President, the newly formed USDS provides consultation services to federal agencies on information technology. It seeks to improve and simplify delivery of government services through “native digital” transformation.

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USA – Healthcare.gov crashes upon launch

Una de las lecciones aprendidas durante el tiempo de rescate es que el esquema de desarollo de Healthcare.gov estaba diseñado atado a una legislación que no permitía que los programadores y desarrolladores se comunicaran entre sí, que los ingenieros operacionales y ‘end users’ tuvieran interacción e iteración de trabajos. Por el contrario, todas las promesas…