Agile

18F Says 6 Core Concepts Can Reduce Risk in Federal Tech Projects

The new De-risking Government Technology Field Guide looks to educate officials on how to merge modern software design with traditional government bureaucracy.

How and When GSA’s New Central Contracting Portal Will Lose the ‘Beta’

The next major transition to beta.SAM—the FPDS contract award data reporting tools—is coming next month, with the legacy SAM.gov next on deck.

SBA Spent $30M on Digital Service-Built App That Doesn't Work

The Small Business Administration’s Certify website—built by a team from the U.S. Digital Service—was doomed by poor oversight and failure to abide by federal IT policies, says inspector general.

The Air Force’s Platform One Team Thought It Was Agile. Then COVID-19 Hit.

The pandemic pushed the service’s internal DevOps team to hit a 10-updates-a-day deployment schedule for a new secure communications platform.

Power Through Vulnerability: The New Chapter in Leadership

Are you comfortable enough at work to show your flaws?

Agile for the Public Sector Is Closer Than You Think

As counter-intuitive as it seems, methodical planning, standardized processes and procedures and relentless communication are key to achieving agility.

State Department CIO’s Plan to Reengineer Agency’s IT Process

The shift to cloud computing and agile development hit the State Department’s “sweet spot,” says CIO Stuart McGuigan.

18F Launches New Portfolio to Target Defense and Intelligence Agencies

The government’s digital consultancy shop has gained some experience in defense and national security issues and has built a new service line to focus on those agencies.

New Center for Agile Government Collaboration Coming Soon

It will serve as a hub for a broad network of public, private and academic stakeholders.

NavalX Innovation Office Really Wants the Navy to Be More Agile

The office is expanding to more cities and publishing iterative playbooks that are as agile as the gospel they preach.

Achieving DevSecOps Success Depends More on Trust than Tooling

Let’s explore what’s behind the cultural clash between the development, security and operations teams.

Accelerating Cloud Computing in Government Requires New Management Approach

CIOs must swap magic for real insights on what and how cloud technologies benefit to their agency.

Building a Better Infrastructure Through Agile Integration

Approaches taken over the past decade no longer fit the needs of agile development and hybrid cloud.

DHS Tries Again to Build a Contract for Agile Development

The department is pushing components to buy more off governmentwide contracts—except when it comes to the cloud and agile development.

FEMA On Course For Another Grants Modernization Disaster, Watchdog Says

The emergency response agency is on its second attempt to modernize its grants IT infrastructure.

GSA’s Investment Team Is Building An Agile Development Contract

The $10 million, single-award contract would assist in developing novel ideas to improve the federal government.