Senators want USDS to aid state and local government's IT modernization rush

by Colin Wood

In a letter to congressional leadership, a group of senators requested funding and waivers on barriers preventing collaboration between levels of government.

USDS' Andrea Viza: Federal IT workforce on 'cusp of amazing things'

by Jake Williams

The director of talent for the United States Digital Service says the federal IT workforce has built up a lot of momentum around digital transformation.

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

by Billy Mitchell

Some members of the U.S. Digital Service have a bold hypothesis about government work: By using modern collaboration tools — applications like Slack, Skype, HipChat, Google Suite and others — overworked federal employees could free themselves up from hours of basic-but-cumbersome tasks every day to focus more on the mission-oriented services the nation depends on. USDS