GovInsider interviewed Alex Benay, the Government of Canada's Chief Information Officer, about his vision for the recently formed Canadian Digital Service (CDS) and how it will bring user-centric technology to citizen services.
In a "walk & talk" interview, Colorado Digital Transformation Officer Brandon Williams highlights the state IT office's efforts to use DevOps to change how government works.
As agencies move away from traditional waterfall development frameworks and seek to embrace agile methods, there are a few steps they can take to maximize success.
The Canadian government is launching its own agile digital service organization following similar efforts by the US, the UK, Australia, New Zealand, and Italy.
While there are challenges to modernizing government systems while continuing to deliver services based on legacy systems, old myths of agencies staying perpetually behind the times are unfounded.
While agile development is driving innovation in the federal tech and citizen services realms, the procurement process is struggling to catch up -- but can contracting officers be trained in agile?
The retrospective is a meeting during which an agile team constructively embraces failure to achieve continuous improvement -- but self-critique is a hard skill for some to learn, especially in agencies where the concepts of agile processes are new.
Government CIOs facing the upcoming retirement wave are exploring ways to make public sector IT jobs as appealing as their private sector counterparts, according to Government Technology.
Using agile methods to update multiple pieces of its verification system while still maintaining the legacy system for customer use, the U.S. Citizen and Immigration Services (USCIS) is 'changing the tire while driving," according to Federal News Radio.
Wes Haga, chief of missions applications and infrastructure at the U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory, says the old methods of procuring new system builds were so slow - 60 to 84 months - the technology was often outdated by the time it was ready to use.