More than ever, the federal government is focused on a compressive, evolving data strategy, including the approval of the Foundations for Evidence-Based Policymaking Act of 2018, a law signed by the president a year ago. With unprecedented amounts of data sets coming out of departments, what should federal chief data officers do to get a handle on all the data? "Data governance," says FERC Chief Data Officer Kirsten Dalboe.
The natural connection between user-centered design and working iteratively is critical to staying on track in large government IT projects, according to two digital services experts who discussed the topic in a recent panel discussion. Caroline Smith, digital service expert at the U.S. Digital Service and Natalie Kurz, director of user experience at Flexion
At the AGL Summit last month, Ann Dunkin and Greg Godbout, who served together in the Obama Administration, talked about the history, culture, and future of the digital services movement. Ann currently serves as CIO for the County of Santa Clara. Previously, she served as CIO for the U.S. EPA. Greg currently serves as
AGL Summit to feature 30+ government executives and digital service experts on Nov. 7 in Washington DC
The AGL Summit on Nov. 7 in Washington, D.C. will feature presentations from more than 30 government executives and digital service experts from federal, state and local government and the technology industry.
A panel of UX practitioners working in government discusses the value of engaging users to create better services, and how the public sector can take steps to prioritize UX activities in projects.
At AGL Summit on November 7 in Washington D.C., innovative acquisition strategists will discuss their experiences and share lessons learned in re-tooling the procurement process to be more collaborative and agile.
This is an ideal time to get plugged into a nationwide network of like-minded individuals who are all working towards the same goal of transforming government -- and committed to helping each other get there.
Robin Thottungal was recently elected to serve on the Board of the AGL Association, representing the public sector. Prior to his current role at the National Gallery of Art, Robin led data analytics and lean transformation at the Environmental Protection Agency.
AGL's online course for Product Owners in government is featured in Apolitical's Data and Digital Directory, which lists 100 places for public servants to learn for free.
A collective of tech and design firms are pledging to help each other and bring better services to government through a non-traditional set of agile values, different than those typically seen in the government IT marketplace.