Posts Tagged: project management

Move Fast Without Breaking Things

This post is an excerpt from our recent guide, Agile, DevOps & More: How to Succeed at Government Project Management. To download the guide for free, head here. Today’s IT public sector development atmosphere is incredibly different than even a decade ago. Organizations must balance high velocity software development in a world of increasing compliance, securityRead… Read more »

How to Thrive in the Application Economy

This post is an excerpt from our recent guide, Agile, DevOps & More: How to Succeed at Government Project Management. To download the guide for free, head here. Is your organization ready for the application economy? That’s the question CA Technologies wants the public sector to be asking itself. To learn more about what the applicationRead… Read more »

The Current State of Government Project Management

This post is an excerpt from our recent guide, Agile, DevOps & More: How to Succeed at Government Project Management. To download the guide for free, head here. To get a sense of project management in government today, GovLoop surveyed 374 public-sector professionals. We asked them about their challenges, best practices and No. 1 tips forRead… Read more »

Everyone Lied: There IS an “I” In Team!

You have been living in a world of lies since kindergarten. From the time you thought paste was a member of the food pyramid, you were taught that there is no “I” in team. And while the spelling bee members of your team were correct — the letter I is not actually in the word — thoseRead… Read more »

The Government’s A Joker

According the Government Accountability Office (GAO)’s recently released “Annual Report 2015: Additional Opportunities to Reduce Fragmentation, Overlap, and Duplication, and Achieve Other Financial Benefits”, the government’s a joker. It’s trying to juggle a million different programs, but it can’t quite keep them all under control. Nicky Clowers, Director of Financial Markets and Community Investment IssuesRead… Read more »

Basic Steps To Build A Project Estimate

One of the most difficult challenges project managers have in creating the preliminary project package is the Independent Government Cost Estimate (IGCE). First, what is an IGCE? According to the Defense Acquisition University: The IGCE is the Government’s estimate of the resources and projected cost of the resources a contractor will incur in the performanceRead… Read more »

How Project Management Can Create a More Efficient Government

Project management refers to the process of planning, motivating, organizing and directing resources, protocols, and procedures to attain particular goals that will help in solving both scientific problems as well as problems in your day-to-day. A project refers to a temporary exercise that is designed to create a specified service, product, or result with aRead… Read more »