Two years after its founding, the federal government’s much-hyped tech consulting team 18F will expand its work for state and local governments, grow its federal business and hire more techies, according to one of its leaders.
The 169-member group, sustained by the revenue it collects from customer agencies, also plans to focus on its existing portfolio of projects including:
- the agile Blanket Purchase Agreement, which pre-vets tech companies to sell incremental software development services to the government;
- a new online “micropurchasing” marketplace for bits of code; and
- Cloud.gov, an app platform.
Another 18F team is working on a governmentwide “identity management problem.”
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