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Laying the Foundation for Cloud Migration at VA

Part one in a two-part series discussing how Digital Service at Veterans Affairs (DSVA) helped the agency adopt cloud technology and the foundation the team built in order to make migration easier for future iterations.


Blue Button API

CMS launches Blue Button 2.0 — an API. Blue Button makes it easier for millions of Medicare beneficiaries, and those who support them, to access their health information from the web and mobile devices.


USDS + Lesbians Who Tech

Eight members of the USDS family are attending the Lesbians Who Tech Summit in San Francisco as speakers, panelists, and recruiters. Meet them and learn why they are excited about the LWT movement!


The U.S. Digital Service at VA Turns 3!

On January 11th, 2015, the U.S. Digital Service launched at VA (DSVA). The mission was ambitious, but critical: to make it easier for Veterans to get the benefits they deserve. We could not be more honored to serve those who have sacrificed so much to protect our country, and every single person who joins our team does so because they want to advance this mission.


Meet the Team - October 2017

Another month, another set of new smiling faces here at the U.S. Digital Service! Fresh recruits shared their answers to a few questions from the famous Proust Questionnaire.


Meet the Team - September 2017

Meet the newest members of USDS who joined the team in September.


U.S. Digital Service at the Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing

Meet some of the USDSers going to the Grace Hopper Conference this week!


Meet the Team - Summer USDSers

It's the last day of summer and we want to introduce you to our newest members of the team!


U.S. Digital Service Alumni Network - Gaining Momentum on a Tradition of Service

The U.S. Digital Service is designed to be a tour of duty for most — an opportunity for techies to serve on a short term basis — and with USDS’ third birthday just passing, we want to talk a little about our strong and growing alumni network. Read about three of our alumni who recently left USDS to see what they are up to and get some thoughts on their time in the Federal Government.


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