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IT Solutions Challenge 2015 Expert Panel Feedback - Inez Maguire

By Inez Maguire · May 20, 2015

Team ONE was born on April 9, 2015 at the end of a long day of brainstorming ideas around government-wide IT and IT acquisition problems. After much wrangling, our team’s initial problem statement revolved around the overarching need for federal agency standardization in the areas of processes, applications, and data.

IT Solutions Challenge 2015 Problem Description - Ursula Nkwantabisa

By Ursula Nkwantabisa · May 18, 2015

On April 9th, team FALCON (Team 6) ended the first IT Solutions Challenge workshop with an idea of creating a common IT acquisition platform where acquisition and IT professionals may exchange knowledge on past acquisitions, best practices, and other useful information.

IT Solutions Challenge 2015 Problem Description - Lori Alfred

By Lori Alfred · May 15, 2015

For our second workshop of the IT Solutions Challenge (ITSC), we met at the Department of Justice (Justice Management Division). All team members came prepared with the information, insight and advice we received from subject matter experts (SMEs) and stakeholders relevant to our mission statement, “Create a cloud shared services sandbox for all federal agencies to pilot technologies, develop applications, and model enterprise architecture.”

IT Solutions Challenge 2015 Problem Description - Christopher Paris

By Christopher Paris · May 14, 2015

By the end of the first IT Solutions Challenge (ITSC) workshop on April 9th, six teams set out on a journey to try and fix some of the government’s largest IT problems. I tethered myself to the group dedicated to impacting the ways the government hires, motivates, and retains skilled IT personnel.