Agile government

Video Playback: Virtual Open Space Discussion

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.

2020-04-09T10:10:58-07:00 March 30th, 2020|Categories: Agile government|

Video: Federal Chief Data Officers Talk Strategy

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.

2020-02-10T15:00:37-07:00 January 9th, 2020|Categories: Agile government, Videos|Tags: , |

Video: Experts Discuss the Partnership of Agile and User Experience

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

2020-02-10T15:00:37-07:00 December 18th, 2019|Categories: Agile government, Videos|Tags: |

Video: Former Obama Administration Tech Officials Discuss History, Future of Digital Services

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

2020-02-10T15:00:37-07:00 December 5th, 2019|Categories: Agile government, Videos|Tags: |