The Joint Improvised-threat Defeat Organization (JIDO) has been working for 5 years to implement agile processes and contracts, but it is harder at the Department of Defense enterprise level.
Federal News Radio: IT planning process update to help agencies get better handle on legacy system spending
New requirements from the Office of Management and Budget, together with a stronger push towards agile, are driving new approaches to decision making around IT initiatives.
IT leaders at the Department of Homeland Security don't expect a shake-up to the procurement innovation within the agency, even with the upcoming change in administration.
Ann Dunkin, CIO of the Environmental Protection Agency, writes about the specific cultural shifts required to help government agencies utilize agile methods.
Despite the transfer of leadership at the White House, Ann Dunkin is optimistic about the future of agile methods in government.
GSA's digital consultancy 18F has published a playbook to guide agencies who want to build virtual login platforms for online citizen services.
GSA Administrator Denise Turner Roth says the agency aims to be "a better partner and a better buyer" through innovations like flexible contracts and agile development.
USCIS chief Mark Schwartz is testing out "impact mapping" on the agency's case verification system under the E-Verify program.
NextGov reports on the positive results federal agencies are seeing from introducing agile practices -- including fewer meetings and a greater emphasis on delivering prototypes quickly.
In a recent keynote address, Mark Schwartz of the USCIS outlined how agile and DevOps practices allow for continuous and efficient modernization of systems and services.