Agency leaders anticipate a post-pandemic hybrid work environment


Even with vaccines coming, there could be a push for a hybrid workforce with a mix of in-person and remote employees, federal IT officials told FedScoop.

Can collaboration tools like Slack, HipChat and G Suite help fix government? USDS is betting on it


FedScoop sat down at the USDS headquarters with a group of members embedded at various agencies who described how they use collaborative tools and why they believe they're so important in modernizing government operations.

SBA Small Business Week hackathon created ‘real substance’


The agency is "very interested" in building off this momentum going forward. Administrator Linda McMahon even showed up to give out the prizes.

What’s better than Slack? GSA is seeking options


A recently posted request for information seeks details about solutions that are "not limited to the functionality of 'Slack'," in the interest of finding something that "extends its capability."

GSA watchdog to 18F: Stop using Slack


The General Service Administration’s Inspector General wants the agency’s 18F unit to shut down its use of a popular workplace collaboration tool after it was found to expose personally identifiable and contractor proprietary information.