The government IT fix-it shop 18F had a headcount of around 300 of the best and brightest technologists in government when Trump took office, and now has less than 150.
Baltimore CIO Frank Johnson has responded to the mayor's call for an investment and focus in tech by leading the formation of an inclusive IT strategic plan -- a digital transformation plan to closely reflect and guide the city’s mission.
A group of agile, non-traditional IT contractors in the federal space have formed a support group to help foster collaboration and openness as they seek government work.
Leaders from federal and local agencies will participate in an online panel discussion, "Practical Advice for Government Transformation," hosted by AGL.
An online platform allows government IT agencies to share digital transformation projects and best practices in a standardized format.
GDS initiatives include the development and monitoring of the Government Transformation Strategy, skills training through GDS Academy, and the creation of a components-based toolkit known as Government as a Platform (GaaP).
A report by techUK discusses how procurement can act as a tool for government to deliver its vision for the future of public services and use public sector procurement to help foster innovation in the supplier community.
“Being agile” is about a mindset and a culture. That mindset and culture embraces change, empowers teams, leverages experimentation and views failure as an opportunity to learn.
Government Technology: ‘Michigan scales back massive applications process with human-centric design’
If properly researched and executed, human-centric design can make things easier for constituents, while at the same time greatly reducing the amount of work public servants must do to process forms and make decisions.
A survey by Gartner shows that government leaders are prioritizing digital transformation in 2018, followed by security, governance, and technology initiatives.