“The U.S. Digital Service has launched a tool to make sure agencies overhauling their IT don’t bite off more than they can chew.”
“The Digital Service Maturity Determination Tool scores agencies on nine different criteria — from openness and transparency to acquisition — to determine if they have the resources needed to support new projects.”
“Florence Kasule, a digital services procurement expert with USDS, said her office developed the tools for contracting officers to better understand the “organizational culture” of an agency seeking their expertise.”
“I have sometimes, unfortunately, seen where there isn’t a win-win environment, [where] tone has not been set for that,” Kasule said Wednesday at FCW’s digital transformation summit. “It is sometimes an ‘us versus them.’ We have brought contractors into…” Read the full article here.
Source: Ready for modernization? US Digital Service launches ‘maturity determination tool’ to make that call – By Jory Heckman, September 12, 2019. Federal News Network.