The IT vendor forum hosted on May 9 in Sacramento by the California Department of Technology (CDT) provided an update on the state’s effort to procure agile IT services.
Vendors that offer human centered design services can compete to earn a spot as part of the master contracts. City agencies will then have a faster, pre-confirmed avenue for purchasing design services.
Louisiana's Office of Motor Vehicles (OMV) is using agile methods to modernize its aging systems, starting with bite-size achievable chunks and performing some of the work in-house to save on costs.
Baltimore CIO Frank Johnson has responded to the mayor's call for an investment and focus in tech by leading the formation of an inclusive IT strategic plan -- a digital transformation plan to closely reflect and guide the city’s mission.
Government Technology: ‘Michigan scales back massive applications process with human-centric design’
If properly researched and executed, human-centric design can make things easier for constituents, while at the same time greatly reducing the amount of work public servants must do to process forms and make decisions.
As agencies across America battle the opioid epidemic, agile and iterative methods are helping states like Wisconsin develop technology solutions that can be deployed quickly and that are relevant to users.
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.
Minnesota's IT teams are focused on the needs of citizens and how agile methodologies allow those needs to be addressed efficiently.
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.
In a "walk & talk" interview, Colorado Digital Transformation Officer Brandon Williams highlights the state IT office's efforts to use DevOps to change how government works.