Finding Opportunities and Providing Services to the Federal Government
This guide is intended to walk through some of the initial processes required in an effort to reduce the time it takes to bring innovative digital service companies into the government marketplace.
The Procuremenati, Working to Transform the Way that Government Buys IT
The USDS procurement team is working to change the FedGov IT buying culture to better support fast changing technologies, increase ROI, and improve outcomes for users.
Agency Maturity for Agile
Use this to evaluate and correlate a requiring activities' organizational maturity in adoption of digital service techniques to the resulting contract action.
The following is a glossary of terms commonly used for Agile Software Development Services. This is not inclusive of all terms.
Sample Language for Government Contracts for Agile Software Development Services
This text is to help illustrate how Agile principles may be applied. It is not intended to set new policy or serve as default contract language.
Quick and Dirty Guide to Agile Project Management
This summary provides information on the key tenants of agile project management and explains how it can be used to manage digital services projects.
Digital Acquisition Pilot Blog
Participants of the Digital IT Acquisition Professional Training Program (DITAP) share retrospectives on their course assignments and reflect on how to utilize lessons learn to improve digital services within the federal procurement.
Create an Inspiring Product Vision
This field guide is designed to help articulate your agency’s product vision. In order to have an inspiring product vision, project teams must be clear on the problem that they want to solve! Once they are clear they can use the product vision as THE true north to guide the project. It is as the French say, the “raison d’etre” for a project. It is the reason why the entire project exists.
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How to use an 8(a) company for your digital service needs
The use of SBA’s 8(a) program can reduce pressure on agencies to use digital services by shortening procurement lead times, ease competition requirements, and provide coaching around new implementation methods.
18F Digital Service Blog
18F, an office within the General Services Administration (GSA), share how they help other government agencies build, buy, and share technology products.
Waterfall vs Agile
Use this table to see the difference between waterfall and agile.
Tech Challenge Playbook
Learn to use challenges to assess vendors.
U.S. Digital Service Blog
The U.S. Digital Service share how applying tech startup processes and methodologies to the Federal government can deliver better services to the American people.
Examples of Team Members and Roles Needed to Support Agile Software Development
Use this to see team members and roles needed for Agile Software Development.
Tools, Templates & Samples
Use these artifacts to get a head start on your work.
Learn from the good work of your peers, or contribute your own!
Advance your career by building new skills.
Contract Solutions & Vehicles
Don’t reinvent the wheel before checking out these ready-made solutions.