"Shrinking cycle times isn't about the speed, it's about the quality of the decisions," says Mark Schwartz, award-winning CIO who has led innovation efforts in both government and industry.
The Australian Public Service Commission (APSC) is undertaking a program of work with the Digital Transformation Agency (DTA) to train technology professionals in agile and digital skills, as well as cultural transformation.
The transformation includes a new operating model that will see the agency work in a different way, touted as one with a more simplistic operating model with "less bureaucracy and more accountability".
The move towards DevOps transformation usually needs to start with a disruptive event or emergency to trigger the change.
The Australian federal government is looking for Agile coaches and managers to help move the Digital Transformation Office toward better service delivery.