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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.

IT Solutions Challenge 2015 Problem Description - Kimberly McCarthy

By Kimberly McCarthy · May 13, 2015

The goal of our team is to solve inefficiency in government due to a lack of standardization across IT policies and infrastructure. Even though our group is made up of six different government agencies across both IT and acquisition, the problems encountered in both sectors prove to be very similar and important.