Agile promotes flexibility by allowing for shifting priorities at key points during the process, but maintains within itself some well-defined and established practices that should not be flexible. Agile is not an “anything goes” framework.
You, not the IT department, will make or break your project’s success.
The objective during this step is to explore how ideas might take form in the real world and be successful. It is about building to learn, making prototypes to understand how design solutions might work and testing to see how users experience them. Initial failure and repetition is part of the process and fundamental to… Read more »
Careful evaluation of each innovation concept is critical to finding out which concepts ones are the most promising and actually worth pursuing. The strengths and weaknesses of each concept need to be weighed against a set of defined criteria deemed important to the project. This step of the innovation process is about assessing concepts, combining… Read more »
What is agile project management?
The methods we use during this step build on the patterns and insights gained from our deep dive into our intent, people and context. Exploring new concepts involves visualizing the future through brainstorming, sketching, prototyping ideas, and storytelling. The temperament for this mode includes balancing creativity, radical ideas and ways of thinking while adhering to… Read more »
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37.5% of program-level federal employees interviewed do not have measurable goals or, if they do, these goals have not being communicated to them.
If I described our work in the present and future, wouldn’t that be more compelling, and interesting? Discussing how we work hard to support the continuous improvement culture, capacity, and results for state government? Yes, yes it would.
A logic model, or log frame, or conceptual framework, is a graphic representation that depicts how an organization’s or program’s goals are related to its inputs, activities, outputs, and outcomes.