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Hartley is latest ‘original’ 18Fer whose term is coming to an end

The original group of disruptors at the General Services Administration’s 18F is getting smaller by the month. Hillary Hartley, the deputy executive director and creative director, is leaving a few months before her term was to expire. Source: Hartley is latest ‘original’ 18Fer whose term is coming to an end – FederalNewsRadio.com

Cloud.gov Achieves FedRAMP Accelerated Authorization

“FedRAMP Authorized status marks completion of a comprehensive security and compliance assessment that enables Federal agencies to start using cloud.gov with significantly reduced effort,” 18F said Thursday in a blog post. Continue reading

Uncertainty hovering over GSA’s latest identity management effort

The fourth attempt to build a common authentication platform between government and its citizens already is starting on shaky ground. Continue reading

GSA’s 18F executive director moving on

The head of the General Services Administration 18F organization, Aaron Snow, is stepping down. Continue reading

18F pushes for an even more open ‘open source’ rule

Following the March 10 publication of a new draft Federal Source Code policy, the General Services Administration’s 18F penned a response to one of federal CIO Tony Scott’s questions. Continue reading

18F’s procurement hack could guide DHS bug bounties

The key could be a micro-purchasing authority through which feds can dodge the painful hiring and acquisition processes. Continue reading

Getting back on the $3,500-or-less horse

The results of 18F’s first such auction, in November 2015, vexed some participants. Staying under the $3,500 government cap to dodge onerous procurement processes, 18F asked for bids on a discrete bit of code work. Continue reading

New protest delays GSA Agile BPA once again

Unfortunately, the process for getting the vehicle going has been less than agile. Continue reading

Buying code with credit cards — FCW

The General Services Administration’s 18F is planning an acquisition experiment in which small chunks of code could be paid for with “micro-purchase” authority — $3,500 or less on a government credit card, the outfit announced in a blog post. Source: Buying code with credit cards — FCW