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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.

Digital chief of DHS says Trump team is on board with agile

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.

December 21st, 2016|Categories: Agile government, U.S. Department of Homeland Security|Tags: , |

EPA embraces tough cultural change to get agile right

Ann Dunkin, CIO of the Environmental Protection Agency, writes about the specific cultural shifts required to help government agencies utilize agile methods.

December 13th, 2016|Categories: Agile government, Environmental Protection Agency|Tags: , |

EPA CIO Dunkin says agile IT has hopeful future in government

Despite the transfer of leadership at the White House, Ann Dunkin is optimistic about the future of agile methods in government.

November 28th, 2016|Categories: Agile government, Environmental Protection Agency|Tags: , |

18F publishes guide to agile citizen login systems

GSA's digital consultancy 18F has published a playbook to guide agencies who want to build virtual login platforms for online citizen services.

September 14th, 2016|Categories: Agile government, General Services Administration|Tags: , |

GSA talks agile, flexible partnerships at Tech Industry Day

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.

September 14th, 2016|Categories: Agile government, General Services Administration|Tags: , |

Federal News Radio: ‘USCIS is overcoming culture barriers to change IT development’

USCIS chief Mark Schwartz is testing out "impact mapping" on the agency's case verification system under the E-Verify program.

NextGov: ‘Agile means more prototypes, fewer meetings, even in government’

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.

August 24th, 2016|Categories: Agile government, U.S. Department of Health & Human Services|Tags: , |

USCIS uses agile and DevOps to modernize gov IT systems

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.

Listen: How government is reshaping service delivery using agile, open source, and human centered design

Eric Hysen of the US Digital Service discusses how the Department of Homeland Security is using top private sector tech expertise to innovate the way government delivers services.

August 23rd, 2016|Categories: Agile government, Audio, U.S. Digital Service|Tags: , |