A team of IT innovators in San Jose recently selected Scrum as the single most compelling practice from their past year of work to transmit to their organization — a city government of 6,000 employees.
CIO Review: ‘Resilient Oakland launches civic design lab to embed systems thinking and agile government’
The City of Oakland has launched a Civic Design Lab (CDL), a dedicated program that brings together people, process, and policy to reimagine and redesign local government. The team is employing a project-based, user-focused approach to solving municipal problems.
CivicActions, an agile development firm that secured a spot in the California agile vendor pool last year, shares strategies and best practices for other companies who want to provide services to the state.
A presentation on lessons learned in securing a spot in California's Agile Development Prequalified vendor pool, and how other firms can navigate the process successfully to provide agile services to government.
The state's agile prequalified vendor pool was created to give state agencies access to vendors who demonstrated their ability to use CHHS application program interfaces to access data and meet user needs.
California Government Operations Agency Secretary Marybel Batjer said at the Code for America Summit that agile development saved the state's revamp of its child welfare system.