Join Eric Mill (18F), David Zvenyach (18F) and Henry Poole (CivicActions) for a spirited discussion of the relationship of free and open source software to Agile software development in the federal government.
Agile Government Leadership will host its next AGL Live, “How Free and Open-Source Software can make Government more Agile ,” featuring Eric Mill (18F), David Zvenyach (18F) and Henry Poole (CivicActions).
The GSA's 18F is building a marketplace around Agile and Dev/Ops services for agencies ... but the organization doesn't expect to get it exactly right the first time.
Fierce GovernmentIT: ‘Former 18F director urges federal government to provide citizens with better digital experience’
FierceGovernmentIT reports on a talk given by Greg Godbout, former director of 18F, who insists that the user should be considered first and foremost at every step in product development.
According to a recent article from FCW, getting government agencies on board with Agile development and cloud services takes "a combination of technological finesse and evangelical spirit".
In an interview with Federal News Radio, Greg Godbout of 18F said agency demand for Agile development services is off the charts. He explains the General Service Administration's plan to recruit industry expertise through a new blanket purchase agreement -- which will help 18F deliver digital services more effectively to the many agencies clamoring for Agile assistance.
Robert Read of 18F tells the story of how his team worked with the Social Security Administration for one morning of intensely focused Agile development. With no previous Agile experience, the agency team was exploring uncharted territory, but the workshop was a success thanks to the spirit of collaboration and dedication brought by SSA team members.
A high-level discussion on Agile and its role in the context of government, including challenges, roles, terms, how the federal government is working to address and share the mission behind Agile Government Leadership.
The General Services Administration agencies are clamoring for Agile development services -- in volumes beyond what in-house digital shop 18F can provide. NextGov examines GSA's plan to call on the industry for help, and what Agile companies will need to do in order to be considered for involvement.
The U.S. General Services Administration and 18F are working on a blanket purchase agreement that will feature vendors who specialize in Agile delivery services.