On August 11th, 2014 the U.S. Digital Service Was Founded.
The mission of the U.S. Digital Service is to deliver better government services to the
American people through technology and design.
The American people expect to interact with government through digital channels such as websites, email, and mobile applications.
digital services that meet these needs, The USDS is making the delivery of
U.S. Government policies and programs more effective.
Find the truth. Tell the truth. Be humble, not quiet, and challenge the status quo wherever data supports it.
Everyone is entitled to their own opinion, but not their OWN FACTS.
United States Digital Service Blog.
Read about the current work, team, and some of our the recent accomplishments.
The Team — October 2016.
USDS Report to Congress December 2016.
Hack the Pentagon - A program, inviting private citizens to find and get rewarded for uncovering vulnerabilities in its information security system.
DOD Contracts Hacker One.
The name "Hack the Pentagon" gets its own bullet point. It came a long way from
“Absolutely not. No. There is no way you can call this Hack the Pentagon.”
Hiring Top Talent
Presidential Innovation Fellows now accepting applications for Spring 2017.
The 13 key “plays” created by the
Digital Service Team, a playbook drawn from successful practices from the private sector and government that, if followed together,
will help government build effective digital services.
The TechFAR Handbook highlights the flexibilities in the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) that can help agencies implement “plays”
from the Digital Services Playbook that would be accomplished with acquisition support — with a particular focus on how to use contractors to
support an iterative, customer-driven software development process, as isroutinely done in the private sector.