DHS, EPA, 18F and others are developing separate contracts for dev/ops services, creating both a much needed culture change, but possibly also another area where contract proliferation and duplication reign.
Multiple industry sources confirmed that the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service (USCIS) will not to take part in the pilot test that was expected to begin in 2017. That decision comes as GSA’s 18F awards Equifax a contract for identity proofing and fraud detection.
Mark Schwartz, the chief information officer at the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service in the Homeland Security Department, is the second high-profile CIO who announces plans to leave government in the coming month.
The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service and the Federal Communications Commission are further along with using dev/ops to modernize applications in the cloud.