This interview with Dick Stark, President and CEO of RightStar Systems is an excerpt from our recent guide, Your Guide to to Productivity in Government. Government organizations at all levels are increasingly adopting agile development approaches like DevOps. Not only do these iterative, collaborative processes speed up delivery times for critical digital services and applications,… Read more »
The purpose of software oversight is nothing more than to manage the risk of failure. The cost of oversight is more of the cost of risk avoidance.
Basic standards are the foundation to build more effective and innovative federal services for the future.
In this post we will extend our product lifecycle, adding detail that creates epics from themes, considering buy versus build, and cost. Finally, we will evaluate the options using four criteria.
DevOps has many different definitions. I define it as the standard framework or set of practices, processes and tools that development and operations teams use to deliver a service which produces a business value.
It’s a problem when an ambitious scope is used to justify a particular spend and then the scope is reduced to hit some deadline without reducing the cost.
Using Agile for digital communications can help you drive innovation, boost productivity, and deliver outcomes that map to your program’s goals.
The skillset required for the civil service today is a far cry from the civil service your parents and grandparents knew. Technology is one of the leading reasons for the change. Here are some tested apps for the discerning civil servant.
A government that works together serves its people better. Yet, interdepartmental collaboration can be difficult to foster and maintain. How can departments align their objectives and start working together?
Government innovation starts with realizing one federal employee can create change within the whole ecosystem and their agency.