Learn how the Department of Veterans Affairs and the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency are focusing on user needs, deploying changes rapidly, and releasing much better services faster.
Federal agencies often use open-source and third-party software components in development - and automation is the key to ensuring these components remain secure and functional.
Agencies have experienced the benefits of agile -- such as faster delivery, happier teams, and meaningful customer involvement -- but it can be difficult for organizations to actually implement agile processes and manage the changes they entail.
Executives at the Synergy Forum in Washington DC were intent on cutting through red tape and changing government culture in order to pave the path to agile development and acquisition.
GovTech Works reports that procurement officials in government are working to close the gap between traditional fixed contracts and the flexibility required in agile projects.
The U.S. Air Force is ready to shake off the clunky, slow-moving development and acquisition processes of yesteryear.