FedScoop reports that, for the third consecutive year, agile development is on the list of "top ten" priorities in 2018 for state IT leaders who responded to NASCIO's annual State CIO Survey.
DevOps champions from federal agencies share their various viewpoints on what 'DevOps' actually means.
The Technology Transformation Services’ Office of Acquisition has been developing an Agile Contract Format (ACF) to produce simple, effective contracts that also take advantage of post-award agile methods.
A new report from Accenture and NASCIO shows that although agile IT delivery continues to gain approval in the public sector, governments still struggle with challenges of breaking down organizational silos, embracing flexibility, and trusting teams to collaborate and deliver.
Dr. Steve Hodgkinson, CIO at the Victorian Department of Health & Services, says the new approach has enabled the agency "to deliver over 30 new business systems in the last 18 months without any of the usual procurement and delivery issues."
Deloitte Consulting’s Center for Government Insights has produced a new guide, Agile in Government, to give specific, actionable advice to government managers embarking on an agile journey.
The Victorian Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) is developing new applications more quickly than was ever thought possible using "platform plus agile" -- starting with the production platform, then building a minimum viable product on top of it.
The updated Agile Government Handbook gives an overview of the history, best practices, current state, and future direction of agile in the public sector.
The Business Grants Portal (BGP) is designed to route applications to the relevant agency, and was developed with agile, user-focused methods in order to solve common problems businesses face in the grant application process.
Public and private sector IT leaders at a roundtable discussion identified a set of priorities that will help governments control costs while improving delivery and emphasizing the importance of people and engagement.