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Tips on joining California’s agile government vendor pool

CivicActions, an agile development firm that secured a spot in the California agile vendor pool last year, shares strategies and best practices for other companies who want to provide services to the state.

March 1st, 2017|Categories: Agile government, California|Tags: , |

Webinar: ‘How CivicActions Earned a Spot on the California Agile Government Vendor Pool’

A presentation on lessons learned in securing a spot in California's Agile Development Prequalified vendor pool, and how other firms can navigate the process successfully to provide agile services to government.

February 16th, 2017|Categories: Agile government, California, Events|Tags: |

Agile Project: Mobile Elections in Collin County, TX

A mobile voting app in Collin County, developed in a single sprint by the county's GIS team, has garnered national attention and changed the citizen voting experience.

February 7th, 2017|Categories: Agile government, Agile Q&A, Texas|Tags: |

GCN: ‘California looks to expand agile vendor pool’

The state's agile prequalified vendor pool was created to give state agencies access to vendors who demonstrated their ability to use CHHS application program interfaces to access data and meet user needs.

February 7th, 2017|Categories: California Department of Technology|Tags: , |

Boston seeks user feedback on agile and open website

The City of Boston has exemplified the principles of agile, open, user-centric development in building their new website by seeking citizen feedback every step of the way and releasing the source code for the website.

February 6th, 2017|Categories: Agile government, Boston, Massachusetts|

How Philadelphia is using agile to build a website in the open

Philadelphia is demonstrating an open and agile approach to the redesign of its website by publicly releasing new versions of the site as it is built, iterating frequently, and making changes based on exactly what users need.

January 16th, 2017|Categories: Philadelphia|Tags: |

Pittsburgh gets agile to develop interactive data tool

While civic tech companies offer great products to help municipalities serve citizens, the rise of agile methods has empowered cities to benefit from internal collaborative efforts designed around specific departmental needs.

January 2nd, 2017|Categories: Agile government, Pennsylvania, Pittsburgh|Tags: |

California GovOps Secretary says agile saved welfare system overhaul

California Government Operations Agency Secretary Marybel Batjer said at the Code for America Summit that agile development saved the state's revamp of its child welfare system.

StateScoop: ‘Washington overhauls jobs portal using agile development’

Washington's Employment Security Department says the new portal is "not the typical state system" because agile methods were used to quickly build the most useful features first.

July 19th, 2016|Categories: Agile government, Washington|Tags: |

NYC showcases technology goals, invites citizen input

New York City has launched an online portal to highlight its digital services strategy, inviting citizens to comment and collaborate.