“For the second episode of Season 3, we sit down with U.S. Digital Service Administrator Matt Cutts to get a high-level view of innovation across the federal government.”
“USDS was established in 2014 after the disastrous initial rollout of Healthcare.gov, which failed on a technical level. To fix the problem, the Obama administration brought in some tech-savvy folks from the private sector to attack the problem. After a successful redeploy, the administration decided to make the program permanent, with the ultimate goal to have a USDS team in every agency.” Listen to the podcast here.
Source: Critical Update: Innovation Happens Naturally—With a Lot of Work – By Aaron Boyd, May 21, 2019. Nextgov.