A Year in the Life of a PIF

As a Presidential Innovation Fellow in my second year, I often get asked by the newer class of PIFs coming in, “What does a successful PIF year typically look like?”

Deep Dive: Using Data Technology + Innovation for Lyme Disease

A 14-week sprint delivered digital tools that used federal open data to address Lyme and tick-borne diseases.

Go Beyond Coaching and Mentorship and Get Started as a Sponsor

One step beyond mentorship is another practice called sponsorship: action-orientated, deeply invested support that helps others in their long-term professional advancement.

Using Augmented Reality to Teach Kids about Currency

The U.S. Currency Education Program used research, prototyping, and user-feedback to develop a mobile app to teach young students about money.

Deep Dive: How a Health Tech Sprint Pioneered an AI Ecosystem

Seven teams created digital tools that help in finding experimental therapies for patients, and for clinical trials to recruit new patients.

Why Our Country Needs More Civic Tech Leaders

Government is a great place to work for technologists, data scientists, designers and entrepreneurs who want to serve and solve problems for the American people.

Upcoming Training & Events

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Government API Community of Practice - Quarterly Check-In

March 27, 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM ET

Online In Person

This afternoon event is an opportunity for API practitioners from across federal agencies to come together, share news, and discuss topics of interest.

Federal Leadership & Professional Development Seminar Series: Professional Branding

April 01, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM ET

Online

Reginald Gant, a Human Resources Specialist for the Office of Learning, Strategy, and Workforce Development at the Social Security Administration, will be discussing what branding is, why it is important, and the 6-step branding process.

Caroline Jarrett on How to Design a Better Form

April 09, 2:00 PM - 2:30 PM ET

YouTube LIVE

We have a lot of forms in government, and many of them would benefit from better design. In this talk, Caroline Jarrett will explore a curriculum she’s working on about how to design forms.

Federal Crowdsourcing Webinar Series, Episode 1: Citizen Science

April 09, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM ET

Zoom

Join us for the first installment of GSA’s Federal Crowdsourcing Webinar Series, where we’ll look at how to use crowdsourcing to reach beyond your walls and source talent and enthusiasm.

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