Video Playback: Virtual Open Space Discussion

On March 26 at our monthly AGL All-Members call, agile coach Karen Bruns hosted a virtual open space discussion.   Similar to an “unconference,” open space is participatory with the agenda, format and topics driven by the audience.  The session demonstrated the potential of online conferences, considering the COVID-19 crisis that is keeping people physically separated.

2020-04-09T10:10:58-07:00 March 30th, 2020|Categories: Agile government|

Former Deputy U.S. Chief Technology Officer Cori Zarek Joins AGL Association Board of Directors

Veteran government technology executive Cori Zarek has joined the AGL Association Board of Directors. The former Deputy U.S. Chief Technology Officer will serve as a chief advisor to the nonprofit that formed in 2018 to serve the professional digital services community. "We are honored to have Cori in a leadership role with the AGL Association, to

2020-03-10T11:12:57-07:00 March 10th, 2020|Categories: AGL News|

A Conversation with Ashleigh Axios

How do you solve problems in government?   Former Obama White House Creative Director Ashleigh Axios recommends seeing the present as a realist, the future as an idealist and "having the grit to get from point A to point B." 

2020-03-02T16:00:14-07:00 March 2nd, 2020|Categories: AGL All-Members Call|

U.S. Department of Energy CIO Talks Agile

U.S. Department of Energy CIO Chris “Rocky” Campione says he is not an agile expert, nor does he think it’s the greatest thing ever. However, as the technology executive for one of the nation’s largest and most mission-critical departments, he has a lot to say about iteration, culture and making progress in two-week sprints. He says he wants to create a culture of delivery.

2020-02-21T10:57:47-07:00 February 21st, 2020|Categories: Videos|

Video: How to break up with your legacy system

You and your legacy system have been together for a long time, but you know you need something new. But how do you do break up?   The answer is "slowly, piece by piece," says Ashley Owens, Director of Acquisition at 18F.    Owens was joined by a panel of legacy experts at the AGL

2020-02-10T15:00:36-07:00 February 7th, 2020|Categories: Videos|Tags: |

Interview with Brent Maravilla – A journey hacking federal government procurement

In case you missed the last All-Members call on Jan. 23, 2020, the call featured an interview with Brent Maravilla, acquisition strategist for U.S. Digital Service. Brent spent more than 12 years working on procurement in the federal government. Currently, he is a procurement strategist with Rebellion Defense. Listen to the 38-minute audio recording below. Not to miss points:

2020-01-31T13:02:45-07:00 January 31st, 2020|Categories: AGL All-Members Call|