GovTech reports on how 18F was founded and its achievements in bringing agile and human-centered processes to the forefront of the federal digital services landscape.
The U.S. Digital Service and 18F, both formed to help bring federal digital technology more quickly into the here-and-now, are being asked to account for their activities and accomplishments.
The second project under GSA's agile BPA will make it easier for citizens to login, prove their identity, and interact with the federal government.
GSA's agile tech team is looking to move past building digital services and focus on educating agencies in agile IT acquisition.
Changes within Agile teams can be disruptive unless the team has taken the necessary steps to enable a smooth transition.
18F, the General Services Administration's lean digital services team, realized that when it came to hiring they weren't being so very agile.
Protest cases are still open on GSA's BPA awards process, stalling the progress of the effort that is meant to make procurement move faster for government.
David Svenyach of 18F Consulting shares lessons learned and best practices for agencies to truly adopt Agile as a sustainable system.
Agile can hurt at first -- but top feds discuss the best ways to help long-time govies rise to the challenges of adopting Agile methods into bureaucratic agencies.
Eric Mill (18F), David Zvenyach (18F) and Henry Poole (CivicActions) discuss the relationship of free and open source software to Agile development in the federal government.