FedScoop reports that, for the third consecutive year, agile development is on the list of "top ten" priorities in 2018 for state IT leaders who responded to NASCIO's annual State CIO Survey.
The National Association of State Chief Information Officers (NASCIO) released its final report on agile in state agencies, containing 10 best practices that NASCIO says are “the most insightful first-hand knowledge of how agile can work in state government.”
While agile methods are definitely gaining momentum in government, it seems there is still some way to go before it becomes mainstream in the public sector.
GCN reports on a preliminary survey released by the National Association of State Chief Information Officers and consulting firm Accenture, which shows the positive results state CIOs are seeing from agile methods.
Preliminary results of an Accenture / NASCIO survey showed a strong majority of respondents found agile methods increased customer engagement and improved customer satisfaction.
As CIOs work to modernize the government IT environment, agile methods are gaining traction and security is becoming a top concern, according to a survey of government IT executives by Grant Thornton.
State CIOs sound off about how Agile has (or hasn't) worked in their departments and what factors are critical to the success of Agile for state IT.
Iterative design and incremental development rank high on next year's to-do list for CIOs, according to a survey by NASCIO.