As government IT shifts into automation of infrastructure and agile development, the job of the public sector CIO is drastically changing.
Matthew Kennedy, a program manager at the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, says agile contracting is more about imaginative solutions than adhering to a routine set of rules.
A call to action published by FCW says governments shouldn't deprive their citizens of the top-notch digital service delivery that is possible with agile.
Governments faced with handling rapidly growing amounts of digital data using lagging technology are turning to a more effective solution from industry -- cloud-based analytics.
Steve Kelman of FCW writes about his conversation with John Inman, a contracting officer at USCIS, discussing the real-world challenges faced by contractors and project managers making the switch to agile.
Automated tools and frequent demonstrations of work make post-award monitoring of Agile government contracts more effective.
Despite long-standing practices of writing extremely detailed requirements into government contracts, there's no law that says it has to be this way.
USAID is examining how technology can change the way international development work is conducted.
Mark Schwartz, CIO at U.S. Citizen and Immigration Services, explains how identifying and responding continuously to risks makes Agile-developed systems even better and faster.
The Department of Homeland Security is bringing its procurement process into the 21st century by making it easier for nontraditional and Agile contractors to bid on projects, even if they don't have a foot in the door with government.