The Collaboration Cycle is where teams who are building products/features on VA.gov get feedback and guidance on their product/feature to ensure it meets VA.gov experience standards for design, content, information architecture, quality assurance, accessibility, and research. Teams engage with the Collaboration Cycle throughout their product’s/feature’s lifecycle.
How it works
The Collaboration Cycle is a series of touchpoints during which VFS team members get guidance on the following areas:
Privacy & Security
The below illustration maps out when Collaboration Cycle touchpoints occur in a product’s/feature’s lifecycle. Teams should engage with the Collaboration Cycle when they begin building or iterating on their product/feature.
The “Define” phase
The “Discover” phase
The “Build” phase
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