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.
Posts Tagged: agile
The existing government process wants long-term solutions to be predictable and written in stone. Unfortunately, reality demands that the government process be responsive to ever-changing needs.
If you wander into the new IT landscape and need orientation, you’re not alone. How do we navigate this new environment so that we can get the programs we need? Let’s connect the dots.
With the coming change in Administrations, solidifying agile as an effective and go-to approach will help to strengthen the management of programs, both now and in the future.
By adapting your communication methods as you go along using an agile approach, you can make sure everyone is on the same page. Want to try agile communications at your agency or organization? Here are some steps to take.
Oftentimes customer service is an afterthought for overworked, under-budgeted and underappreciated states. And citizens are obligated to use government services, so why does the experience matter? Why waste the money? It matters, says Illinois Chief Information Officer Hardik Bhatt because, “governments don’t go out of business, but businesses go out of government.” In 2013, IllinoisRead… Read more »
Learn the three steps to any human-centered design process in order to create better customer services in government.
It’s the start of the new FY, and new projects are getting initiated all across the government. As these initiatives get underway, the post gives you three things to focus on, and three things to stay away from.
Back in July, my first post as a Featured Blogger talked to how you can get more money for your program and have more early success just by releasing sooner. And while that is certainly half of the equation, the reality is you need to be releasing content that folks care about. I think thisRead… Read more »
There’s plenty of buzz about government and its contractors being lean and agile. But how should agencies be thinking about these approaches, and how can they practically apply them to government? Greg Godbout, Chief Technology Officer at the Environmental Protection Agency offered this advice to agencies: “Agile is not what a software development team does.Read… Read more »