By Steve Kelman

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Another perspective on 18F

My most recent blog post, about Bob Woods and Ed Meagher's criticisms of 18F and the U.S. Digital Service, prompted Alan Thomas to offer his perspective. Thomas headed the Federal Acquisition Service from June 2017 until October 2019, and was directly involved in integrating 18F into FAS. You can read his guest article here.

Posted by Steve Kelman on Feb 22, 2021 at 8:10 AM


  • IT Modernization
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    OMB provides key guidance for TMF proposals amid surge in submissions

    Deputy Federal CIO Maria Roat details what makes for a winning Technology Modernization Fund proposal as agencies continue to submit major IT projects for potential funding.

  • gears and money (zaozaa19/

    Worries from a Democrat about the Biden administration and federal procurement

    Steve Kelman is concerned that the push for more spending with small disadvantaged businesses will detract from the goal of getting the best deal for agencies and taxpayers.

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