News and Updates

An Introduction to Accessibility

Dec 11, 2019 |

This week, we're taking at look at how to reframe our approach to encouraging others to build with accessibility. Read »

An Introduction to Accessibility

Health.gov’s Move Your Way Activity Planner: A Case Study

Dec 3, 2019 |

How an HHS team developed a bilingual online tool using audience research and iterative feedback to help adults increase their recommended aerobic activity and strength training. Read »

Health.gov’s Move Your Way Activity Planner: A Case Study

IT Modernization Apprenticeship Experience: Breaking Down Workforce Innovation Barriers at USDA

Nov 20, 2019 |

An interagency Apprenticeship Experience is the next generation of learning and development: hands-on learning, on-the-job training, and networked mentorship. Read »

IT Modernization Apprenticeship Experience: Breaking Down Workforce Innovation Barriers at USDA

Building the Elements That Earn Trust

Nov 18, 2019 |

This week, we’d like to talk about trust, and the elements that go into building trust with people who are using our services. Read »

Building the Elements That Earn Trust

Meet Your Federal Web Council

Nov 12, 2019 |

When something important needs to be coordinated across the federal web space, the Federal Web Council is the vehicle for getting it done. Read »

Meet Your Federal Web Council

Let’s Talk 21st Century IDEA

Nov 4, 2019 |

We are starting a new blog post series on 21st Century IDEA that’ll break down one essential topic and point to guidance to start running with it. Read »

Let’s Talk 21st Century IDEA

A New Version of the FRB’s Money Adventure App Helps Expand Digital Outreach

Oct 10, 2019 |

The Android version of the Federal Reserve Board’s first public mobile app, Money Adventure, is now available. See how market research led to its development, and how it differs from the iOS version. Read »

A New Version of the FRB’s Money Adventure App Helps Expand Digital Outreach

Findings From 10x’s Recent Round of Submissions

Sep 17, 2019 |

The 10x Program received over 237 submissions from 129 individuals across a range of federal agencies for ideas to help the federal government deliver better products and services. Read »

Findings From 10x’s Recent Round of Submissions

Technology Transformation Begins With People: Closing the Human-Technology Gap

Sep 11, 2019 |

GSA's Technology Transformation Services is prototyping a human-centered approach to cultivating an environment of lifelong learning to attract and retain the best talent to serve our citizens. Read »

Technology Transformation Begins With People: Closing the Human-Technology Gap

Prototyping Engagement Workshops for the Future of Federal Data, Dashboards, and Storytelling

Aug 21, 2019 | , ,

User-centered design is critical for meetings—from the front lines to C-suite. How might we host more hands-on learning sessions and experience exchanges to improve and customize the way the federal workforce communicates to diverse stakeholders? Read »

Prototyping Engagement Workshops for the Future of Federal Data, Dashboards, and Storytelling

What the PIFs Have Been Up to in 2019

Aug 9, 2019 | ,

Members of the PIF class of 2019 include data strategists, AI specialists, venture capitalists, and neuroscientists. See what they’ve been up to this year. Read »

What the PIFs Have Been Up to in 2019

A Successful, Vibrant, and Productive Career for Federal Employees

Aug 5, 2019 |

Insights from the White House Workforce Data Interoperability Sprint present an opportunity to reframe the skills gap to accommodate a more flexible learning system and more accurately reflect the changing nature of work. Read »

A Successful, Vibrant, and Productive Career for Federal Employees

Get Your Idea Funded Through 10x

Jul 9, 2019 | , , ,

Introducing a new investment fund for technology products in the federal government Read »

Get Your Idea Funded Through 10x

Introducing a Guide to the Paperwork Reduction Act

Jun 18, 2019 | , , ,

A guide to navigating the PRA process with confidence. Read »

Introducing a Guide to the Paperwork Reduction Act

Building Trust with Users Through Open Communication and Feedback

Jun 13, 2019 |

A look at how FEMA responds to user needs and bugs in their app development. Read »

Building Trust with Users Through Open Communication and Feedback