Last week at AGL Live, leaders in modern procurement discussed challenges, lessons learned, and practical advice for measuring the success of work done on agile contracts.
Last month at an innovation conference in Sacramento, a government executive sat on stage and qualified a reference to "agile" with "dare I say it," implying the term has sometimes been overused, confusing or misapplied in the public sector.
AGL and Code California hosted Rebecca Woordbury, Director of Digital Service and Open Government at San Rafael, and Angie Quirarte, Assistant Secretary for Digital Engagement at California Government Operations Agency, for a town hall-style talk with audience questions.
AGL and Code California hosted David Zvenyach, Former 18F Executive Director and nationally-recognized expert in technology procurement, for a town hall-style talk with audience questions.
Staffed by 50 new positions and with a budget of $36 million, the new office will aim to make the delivery of government services more efficient, starting with the Department of Motor Vehicles and its "significant customer service challenges."
AGL’s member community provides a support network and collaboration opportunities for government professionals who are working to bring modern, innovative practices to the public sector.
Panelists from state and county agencies, including longtime AGL member Tim Nolan, recently contributed to a discussion hosted by GIS Success to help others be more productive and accomplished at work: "Using Kanban Techniques to Win the Day."
"Shrinking cycle times isn't about the speed, it's about the quality of the decisions," says Mark Schwartz, award-winning CIO who has led innovation efforts in both government and industry.
The Air Force offers same-day contracting opportunity to increase work with small organizations.
The General Services Administration leads with an approach that includes mobile in all areas of its operations.