AGL will host a social hour and follow-up discussion to last week's AGL Live: "Agile Coaches on the Front Lines." The dialogue was so lively that we were not able to get to all of the questions. Please join us for a casual conversation with agile coaches working in government.
Agile coaches from federal and local agencies will talk about their challenges and successes on the front lines in government. Please join us for AGL Live, an online discussion featuring expert practitioners sharing knowledge and helping to transform government.
On March 26 at our monthly AGL All-Members call, agile coach Karen Bruns hosted a virtual open space discussion. Similar to an “unconference,” open space is participatory with the agenda, format and topics driven by the audience. The session demonstrated the potential of online conferences, considering the COVID-19 crisis that is keeping people physically separated.
On our monthly AGL All-Members call, you will be invited to join agile coach and trainer Karen Bruns who will share her experience with open space events. Similar to an “unconference,” open space is participatory with the agenda, format and topics driven by the audience. Please join us in this discussion about sharing ideas
Veteran government technology executive Cori Zarek has joined the AGL Association Board of Directors. The former Deputy U.S. Chief Technology Officer will serve as a chief advisor to the nonprofit that formed in 2018 to serve the professional digital services community. "We are honored to have Cori in a leadership role with the AGL Association, to
How do you solve problems in government? Former Obama White House Creative Director Ashleigh Axios recommends seeing the present as a realist, the future as an idealist and "having the grit to get from point A to point B."
U.S. Department of Energy CIO Chris “Rocky” Campione says he is not an agile expert, nor does he think it’s the greatest thing ever. However, as the technology executive for one of the nation’s largest and most mission-critical departments, he has a lot to say about iteration, culture and making progress in two-week sprints. He says he wants to create a culture of delivery.
How did user-centered design help improve health IT for 2.6 million American Indians and Alaskan Natives? By thoroughly understanding the patients, according to Maia Laing, Senior Business Consultant in the Office of the CTO at the Department of Health and Human Services.
You and your legacy system have been together for a long time, but you know you need something new. But how do you do break up? The answer is "slowly, piece by piece," says Ashley Owens, Director of Acquisition at 18F. Owens was joined by a panel of legacy experts at the AGL
In case you missed the last All-Members call on Jan. 23, 2020, the call featured an interview with Brent Maravilla, acquisition strategist for U.S. Digital Service. Brent spent more than 12 years working on procurement in the federal government. Currently, he is a procurement strategist with Rebellion Defense. Listen to the 38-minute audio recording below. Not to miss points: