Code For America founder Jennifer Pahlka wants to continue promoting user-centered design as a tool to help public servants figure out what their constituents need.
Vendors that offer human centered design services can compete to earn a spot as part of the master contracts. City agencies will then have a faster, pre-confirmed avenue for purchasing design services.
Louisiana's Office of Motor Vehicles (OMV) is using agile methods to modernize its aging systems, starting with bite-size achievable chunks and performing some of the work in-house to save on costs.
As agencies across America battle the opioid epidemic, agile and iterative methods are helping states like Wisconsin develop technology solutions that can be deployed quickly and that are relevant to users.
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.”
In a podcast by StateScoop, IT leaders from California and Nebraska provide examples of how agile works in their agencies to increase engagement and deliver customer-focused solutions.
In a "walk & talk" interview, Colorado Digital Transformation Officer Brandon Williams highlights the state IT office's efforts to use DevOps to change how government works.
As state IT agencies move away from monolithic programs and embrace more modular development cycles, the sharing of data through application programming interfaces (APIs) will play a key role in delivering effective services.
Ann Dunkin was a champion of IT modernization and agile development during her time at EPA, and plans to bring her lessons learned to work for the citizens of Santa Clara County.
IT thought leaders from Maine and Maryland discuss how government is 'just so ripe' for the benefits of agile and how state governments can best implement it.