GCNGCN has published some industry insight for government agencies looking to begin implementing an agile approach.

Even in a government setting, many best practices for building successful agile teams remain the same.

Fostering transparency and creating team principles are listed as essential steps. But the most important is “just get started.”

Though it may be contrary to established practices, government agency leadership should empower teams and managers to implement agile methods quickly and should not expect perfection immediately. “Just get started” sounds like a catch phrase, but it works. The march toward perfection and low risk in agile comes from reviewing and refining processes, iteration after iteration, through a deliberate retrospective process, not by trying to think of all possible scenarios before the start.

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