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TTS Handbook

A collection of guides and policies to help you with your work.

  1. About TTS

    Technology Transformation Services (TTS) applies modern methodologies and technologies to improve the public’s experience with government by helping agencies make their services more accessible, efficient, and effective. Below is more information on both general TTS policies and the individual offices within TTS.

      1. Mission, history, and values
      2. Diversity, equity & inclusion
      3. Code of Conduct
      4. Org chart
  2. Getting started

    Here's what you probably want to know in your first weeks at TTS.

      1. Welcome
      2. Getting Started at TTS
      3. Onboarding class schedule
      4. Logging in & Networks
      5. Equipment
      6. Benefits
      7. Travel 101
  3. Training & Development

    Classes, coaching and ongoing professional development

      1. Online Learning University (OLU)
      2. Conferences and events
      3. Coaching, mentoring and professional development
      4. GitHub 101
  4. Travel and leave

    Going somewhere? Here's what you need to know.

      1. Leave (HR Links)
      2. Travel guide (table of contents)
      3. Out of office expectations
  5. Performance management

    Annual reviews, self-evaluations and peer feedback. Oh my!

      1. Performance management
  6. Hiring, staying, or changing jobs

    Everything you need to know about getting a job at TTS, changing jobs at TTS, or leaving TTS.

      1. Hiring
      2. TTSJobs
      3. Term extensions
      4. Assignments and details
      5. Promotions
      6. Leaving TTS
      7. Hiring authorities
      8. Federal resume guide
      9. Referring a person
      10. Internal TTS Opportunities
  7. General information and resources

      1. Who we are

        1. General contacts and listservs
        2. Working groups and guilds
        3. Glossary
        4. Records management
      2. TTS locations

        1. Distributed
        2. Chicago
        3. New York City
        4. San Francisco
        5. Washington, D.C.
      3. TTS platforms

        1. Cloud.gov
        2. Login.gov
        3. Federalist (publishing platform)
      4. Tech

        1. FITARA
        2. Requirements for passwords
        3. Security incidents
        4. Sensitive information
      5. Employee resources

        1. Benefits links and resources
        2. Emergency procedures
        3. Employee assistance program
        4. Employment verification
        5. Overtime and comp time
        6. Purchase requests

          1. Software under $10,000
          2. Procurements over $10,000
        7. Resources for Deaf and Hard of Hearing individuals
        8. Telework guidance

          1. Virtual work and moving
        9. Transit benefit
      6. Software and tools

        1. GSA internal tools
        2. Adobe Acrobat and Creative Cloud (CC)
        3. Analytics
        4. AnyConnect (VPN client)
        5. DocuSign (digital signatures; replaced eSign)
        6. GitHub (code repos and versioning)
        7. Gmail
        8. Google Calendar
        9. Google Drive
        10. Google Groups
        11. Google Meet (video conferencing)
        12. Meetings and meeting tools
        13. Microsoft Office for OS X
        14. Mural.ly (collaborative whiteboard tool)
        15. Sketch
        16. Slack (chat client)
        17. Text editors
        18. Tock (time tracking)
        19. Trello (task and project management)
        20. VMware Fusion (hypervisor)
        21. VMware Horizon (virtual desktop client)
        22. Zoom (video conferencing)
  8. TTS Offices

    We’re all one family at TTS, but each office has its own norms and practices.

    1. TTS Office of Operations

      1. Business Operations

        1. Overview of Business Operations
        2. Agreements

          1. State and local agreements
        3. Technology Portfolio
      2. Talent team

        1. Talent
        2. Top Secret/Sensitive Compartmented Information (TS/SCI) Clearance
      3. Outreach

        1. Outreach
        2. Social media
        3. Blogging
    2. TTS Office of Acquisition

      1. Overview of OA
      2. OA Operational Guidance
    3. 18F

      1. About 18F

        1. 18F history and values
        2. 18F org chart
      2. How we work

        1. Time tracking and billing
        2. How we staff projects
        3. One-on-ones
        4. Performance Plan (FY19)
        5. Open source policy
      3. 18F projects

        1. Consulting with partners
        2. Working with partners
        3. Sharing calendars with partners
        4. Leading projects
        5. Working on an acquisition engagement

          1. Acquisition engagement types
          2. Acquisition engagement glossary
        6. Microrequests (labs)
      4. 18F chapters

        1. Account management

          1. Account management policy
        2. Acquisition
        3. Design
        4. Engineering
        5. Product
        6. Strategy
      5. 18F team resources

        1. Before you ship
        2. Doing research at 18F
        3. Accessing DoD Systems
    4. Office of Products and Programs (OPP)

      1. About OPP

        1. Overview of OPP
        2. OPP history
        3. OPP org chart
      2. Portfolios

        1. Data
        2. Innovation
        3. Public Experience
        4. Smarter IT
        5. Secure Cloud
        6. 10x
    5. Centers of Excellence (CoE)

      1. Overview of CoE
      2. CoE Website
    6. Presidential Innovation Fellows (PIF)

      1. PIF Website