The California Department of Technology (CDT) on Wednesday issued a new statewide policy on open data to encourage transparency and provide guidance for state staff who publish data sets.
Coming from a background in government with zero exposure to Agile, I recently completed the Certified ScrumMaster® (CSM) and Certified Scrum Product Owner® (CSPO) trainings offered by the KAIP Academy. These certification courses introduced me to the new way of thinking that the Agile discipline embodies.
AGL + Code California hosted Chaeny Emanavin, Director of California CHHS Office of Innovation, and Angie Quirarte, Assistant Secretary for Digital Engagement at California GovOps, for a town hall-style talk with audience questions.
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."