Drawing on their combined experience with innovation efforts in federal, local, and nonprofit civic organizations, a panel of government practitioners at AGL Summit discussed key elements for leading change in the risk-averse public sector.
VIDEO: State and local government practitioners share ideas, priorities in open discussion on digital services
At AGL Summit on May 23 in Sacramento, government practitioners from state and local agencies and civic technology firms participated in open space discussion on the future of government digital services in California.
Adam Dondro, CIO for California Health and Human Services Agency, explained in his opening remarks that the intent of AGL Summit was to promote actionable conversation for moving government digital services forward.
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.
"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 General Services Administration leads with an approach that includes mobile in all areas of its operations.
The newly-launched VA.gov presents a unified front for veteran services and agency functions, signaling its new focus on customer experience.
Industry has the chance to weigh in as TSA creates its new agile contract vehicle.
Specially-trained acquisitions professionals learn to “hack” existing rules for IT modernization.
Changing federal procurement procedures starts with culture and communication.