Despite the transfer of leadership at the White House, Ann Dunkin is optimistic about the future of agile methods in government.
GSA Administrator Denise Turner Roth says the agency aims to be "a better partner and a better buyer" through innovations like flexible contracts and agile development.
Agencies looking to employ agile and DevOps practices should seek delivery teams that are focused on security intelligence, continuous automation, and a 'secure first' culture.
In a recent keynote address, Mark Schwartz of the USCIS outlined how agile and DevOps practices allow for continuous and efficient modernization of systems and services.
The Environmental Protection Agency is proving its dedication to agile methods by creating a blanket purchase agreement whereby vendors can compete for pre-completed agile contracts.
Ann Dunkin, CIO of the Environmental Protection Agency, talks about the agency's progress in IT acquisition reform and the shift from legacy systems to agile development.
This opinion piece from the Federal Times offers an informative overview of Agile's history, tenets, and adoption in the IT sector and beyond -- while addressing the question of whether federal government can adapt to the flexibility and speed of Agile methods.
Federal Times reports on U.S. Customs and Immigration Services Chief Information Officer Mark Schwartz's efforts to revamp the clunky procurement process that left him frustrated with long lead times, vendor lock-in and poor performance.
Federal Times outlines how Obama's 2016 budget - and the hiring of high-profile industry executives as the nation's top technologists - will combine in an effort to bring better services to citizens while making spending more efficient.
According to the Federal Times, General Services Administration is “adopting an agile and iterative approach to creating a governmentwide marketplace that will ultimately improve federal buying across civilian and defense agencies.”