“During her tenure as executive director of 18F, Angela Colter has done a lot of thinking about what makes a good 18F project.”
“What combination of factors adds up to an opportunity for 18F — the digital services consulting group situated within the General Services Administration‘s Technology Transformation Service, —to have its greatest impact? Ahead of her departure from the organization’s leadership role, Colter reflected on this question and more in a conversation with FedScoop.”
“18F‘s project ‘sweet spot,’ she said, has a lot to do with the client’s mindset. From the beginning, Colter has set out to encourage 18F to work with agency clients, instead of just for them.”
“’We try to identify projects, kind of during the business development process, of agencies that are willing to [work with us],’ she said. ‘Usually if a partner or a potential partner wants to have 18F just build something for [them], there’s usually better options.’” Read the full article here.
Source: Outgoing director Angela Colter reflects on her highlights with 18F – By Tajha Chappellet-Lanier, February 7, 2020. FedScoop.