Platform hosts recurring orientation sessions for new VFS team members as part of the Platform Orientation process.

If you are a new VFS Team Member, please follow the New VFS Team Member process, this will contain information regarding orientation as well as other action items.

Overview Information

General Orientation

Overview

High-level overview of VA.gov. Reviews history of VA.gov, communication norms and channels for working with Platform, and Collaboration Cycle overview.

Who is it for

All new VFS team members

How long is the session

60 minutes

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General Orientation for VA.gov Platform

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General Orientation Presentation

Design & Research Orientation

Overview

Aimed at new VFS team members, this training will provide an overview of design and research expectations for the VA.gov Platform. It is recommended for designers and researchers.

Who is it for

Designers, Researchers

How long is the session

60 minutes

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Design & Research Orientation for VA.gov Platform

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Research and Design Orientation Presentation

Analytics Orientation

Overview

Aimed at new VFS team members, this training will provide an overview of analytics expectations for the VA.gov Platform. It is recommended for front-end developers/engineers and product managers.

Who is it for

Front-end engineers, Product Managers

How long is the session

60 minutes

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Analytics Orientation for VA.gov Platform

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Platform Analytics & Insights Orientation Presentation

Front-end Orientation

Overview

Aimed at new VFS team members, this training will provide an overview of front-end expectations for the VA.gov Platform. It is recommended for front-end developers/engineers.

Who is it for

Front-end engineers

How long is the session

60 minutes

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Front-end Orientation for VA.gov Platform

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Front-end Tools - Onboarding and Introduction

Back-end Orientation

Overview

Aimed at new VFS team members, this training will provide an overview of back-end expectations for the VA.gov Platform. It is recommended for back-end developers/engineers.

Who is it for

Back-end engineers

How long is the session

60 minutes

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Back-end Orientation for VA.gov Platform

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VFS Back-end Development Orientation Presentation

QA Orientation

Overview

Aimed at new VFS team members, this training will provide an overview of QA (quality assurance) expectations for the VA.gov Platform. It is recommended for front-end developers/engineers, back-end developers/engineers, and product managers.

Who is it for

Front-end engineers, Back-end engineers, Product Managers

How long is the session

60 minutes

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QA Orientation for VA.gov Platform

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Quality Assurance Orientation Presentation

Accessibility Orientation

Overview

Aimed at new VFS team members, this training will provide an overview of accessibility expectations, standards and testing tools for the VA.gov Platform. It is recommended for product managers, designers and front end developers.

Who is it for

Front-end engineers, Designers and Researchers

How long is the session

60 minutes

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Accessibility Orientation for VA.gov Platform

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Accessibility Orientation Presentation

ATO Orientation

Overview

The term ATO “Authorization to Operate” refers to permission granted in order for http://va.gov to continue to be a secured and approved application within the VA.

Who is it for

Product Manager and Engineering Lead of a new VFS team

How long is the session

60 minutes

How do people sign up

Direct message Faith Owusu-Sekyere to schedule per directions in the New VFS Team ticket

Slide deck

ATO Orientation Presentation

Design System/Forms Library Orientation

Overview

Aimed at new VFS team members, this training will provide an overview Design System and Forms Library expectations for the VA.gov Platform. It is recommended for front-end developers/engineers.

Who is it for

Front-end engineers

How long is the session

60 minutes

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Design System/Forms Library Orientation for VA.gov Platform

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Design System Presentation

Forms Library Presentation