Private Sector Developers Join the Obamacare Tech Surge

Private Sector Developers Join the Obamacare Tech Surge

Engineers and programmers from multiple tech firms, including Google, Red Hat and Oracle, are among those working to solve the problems with the health insurance exchange website at For example, Google’s Michael Dickerson, a site reliability engineer, is working on improving the website’s stability, and Greg Gershman from mobile development firm Mobomo is “helping the development process be more agile.” Oracle CEO Larry Ellison said his firm is “doing everything we can to help.”

The Obama administration began a “tech surge” on October 20 in order to address problems with the website, which has not been functioning as intended.

View article


About Our Editorial Process

At DevX, we’re dedicated to tech entrepreneurship. Our team closely follows industry shifts, new products, AI breakthroughs, technology trends, and funding announcements. Articles undergo thorough editing to ensure accuracy and clarity, reflecting DevX’s style and supporting entrepreneurs in the tech sphere.

See our full editorial policy.

About Our Journalist