USCIS eyes more collaboration, competition in move to agile development
August 22, 2016
The Citizenship and Immigration Services is pitting vendors against each other as part of its move to agile development. This new approach to acquisition is giving life to the idea of competition during a project’s development stage. Mark Schwartz, the chief information officer of the Homeland Security Department’s CIS, said the goal is to have teams of vendors work collaboratively or independently on shared projects and let the best of the best rise to the top.