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Federal Computer Week (FCW): April 15, 2021

FCW interviews a PIF alum at Skylight

With so many White House Presidential Innovation Fellow (PIF) alums here at Skylight, we're big believers in the program's role in changing government technology. FCW interviewed Skylight's CEO and PIF alum, Chris Cairns, for his thoughts on how the program has changed and what lessons it might offer for recruiting top tech talent into the government, as it heads into its eighth cohort.

Full story: Now hiring for next set of Presidential Innovation Fellows

Federal News Network: April 6, 2021

Skylight's CEO, Chris Cairns, comments on the nomination of a former 18F'er to head GSA

The Federal News Network interviewed Skylight's CEO and 18F alum, Chris Cairns, for his thoughts on the White House's plan to nominate another former 18F'er, Robin Carnahan, to lead the General Services Administration. Chris breaks down why Robin is a fantastic hire to accelerate the government's digital transformation efforts.

Full story: Biden to nominate another Missouri native to lead GSA

Federal Computer Week (FCW): September 14, 2020

FCW covers our efforts to help minority-owned small businesses succeed

Dr. Steve Kelman discusses how our new minority-owned, small-business incubator program, called Guidelight, could change the federal government's mentor-protégé model.

Full story: Re-imagining the small-business mentor-protege model

Federal News Network: June 9, 2020

Skylight provides thoughts on the state of agile in federal IT

The Federal News Network asked for our opinion on the federal government's progress with adopting agile software development. We explained that we're still seeing more examples of agencies stationed between the worlds of agile and waterfall.

Full story: Agilefall: The place between agile and waterfall development where most agencies live

U.S. Air Force, Air Force Life Cycle Management: June 1, 2020

Skylight helps the U.S. Air Force launch a new gear fitment feedback app

Our team is proud of our work with the Human Systems Division to launch a new application called GearFit, which allows aircrew members a quick and easy way to provide feedback and address concerns with their equipment and gear.

Full story: AFLCMC division to launch new feedback App

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