Many of students in this year’s Civic Digital Fellowship program this summer said they were inspired by the impact they had to make a difference on the products and services the American people use every day.
The U.S. Transportation Command brought in the U.S Digital Service after its Defense Personnel Property System suffered a two-week outage.
Experts within the Defense Department are urging their fellow feds to follow the example of the entire government and understand that it’s ok to fail.
OMB changed the reporting structure of the U.S. Digital Service, taking it out from under the federal CIO. Current and former government sources say the organization grew too big and powerful, and needs to be better controlled by the new administration.