Cybersecurity and agile development were top-of-mind for the government and industry attendees that gathered at the NASCIO Midyear Conference to talk about top strategies and goals, according to Government Technology.
Preliminary results of an Accenture / NASCIO survey showed a strong majority of respondents found agile methods increased customer engagement and improved customer satisfaction.
Chris Cruz, Deputy CIO for the State of California, has seen the benefits of agile in the Health and Human Services Department for his state.
For Cruz, one statistic in particular resonated — 65 percent of respondents found that agile supports improved transparency. “A lot of project directors tend to over promise and under deliver; we want to under promise and over deliver, which is doable with agile.”