Status: Approved

Project Code: L-STATE-USA-IRM-112

Design for IT Modernization at State

Project Title Design for IT Modernization at State
Project Summary Are you a Design Thinker? Help us engage State Department stakeholders impacted by IT modernization efforts to better understand their needs, motivations, and limitations!
Country United States
Agency Department of State
DoS Office IRM/BMP/EDIP/DID
Post N/A
Section N/A
Number of Interns 1
Project Description

The U.S. Department of State is modernizing its information technology (IT) ecosystem, including its systems, platforms, devices, and, its practices for using them. These modernization efforts support diplomatic practitioners in the field, for whom real-time connection, access to information, and communication are essential. This project’s goal is to engage with Department stakeholders impacted by IT modernization efforts in order to better understand their needs, motivations, and limitations. Team members will conduct this engagement through surveys, interviews, observations, and other methods for user research, and, offer analysis that can help inform decisions among leadership. Ideal candidates for this project will have demonstrated familiarity and experience with human-centered design and design thinking.

Required Skills or Interests
Skill(s)
Analytical writing
Design thinking
Research
Writing
Additional Information

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