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.
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.
Biden to nominate another Missouri native to lead GSA
Newsworthy: February 5, 2021
Skylight awarded a SBIR Sequential Phase II by the USAF to develop the BESPIN Design Lab
We’re excited to be working with the U.S. Air Force, under the Small Business Innovation Research program, to stand up the BESPIN Design Lab. The BESPIN Design Lab will enable staff throughout the USAF to understand, learn, and implement modern design practices by providing a variety of resources for delivering transformative user experiences.
Newsworthy: January 25, 2021
Skylight helps the USSF launch my.spaceforce.mil
In under two months, we helped the United States Space Force design and launch my.spaceforce.mil, which went live on January 25, 2021. This website will enable the U.S. Armed Forces’ newest branch to better disseminate mission-critical information to over 15,000 service members.
Newsworthy: November 17, 2020
Skylight awarded a contract by the CDC to support the delivery of SimpleReport.gov
We’re honored to be working with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on the new SimpleReport.gov initiative. This nation-wide digital service will make it easier and faster for COVID-19 testing facilities to report results to public health departments.