3 Cultural Considerations in IT Modernization

First, remember that transformation is a team sport.

18F Thinks Security Authorizations Should Be Agile Too

The government’s digital consultants are working with agencies to develop an iterative process for certifying the security of new IT systems.

Rapid Prototyping to Improve Government Systems

Two former U.S. Digital Service staffers on their approach to iterative design and software development.

U.S. Digital Service Will Teach You How to Buy the Latest Tech

Federal employees can learn best practices for digital procurement in a new certification program.

Security Managers and Modernization Don’t Mix…or Do They? 

The reality is that secure DevOps is still more of a meta-conversation than it is an actual implementation effort.

6 Steps for Fast Government Project Deployment Using Agile Development

Many project managers are realizing that the fastest way to get their digital projects off the ground is through agile development.

FBI Considering One $5 Billion Contract For All IT Supplies, Services

A request for information sheds light on the FBI’s upcoming IT Supplies and Support Services contract, including the bureau’s preference to include all such services in a single contract.

4 Principles for Making Digital Transformations Work

Government agencies can complete effective digital transformations but it takes new technologies and management practices.

GAO: Federal CIO Shirking Oversight Responsibilities On Critical Projects

The lack of CIO involvement in major projects could allow them to slide off the rails, GAO says.

Senator Calls On Agencies to Streamline Programs for Entrepreneurs

The Government Accountability Office reported in 2012 that each of the 52 entrepreneur support programs at Commerce, SBA and other agencies overlapped with at least one other program.

Homeland Security's Top Buyer: Still All-In In Agile

The department needs to do a better job “taking the fear out of innovation,” Chief Procurement Officer Soraya Correa said.

Watchdog: Agencies Find Old Development Habits Die Hard

Only four agencies had policies and processes in place to develop software in increments.

FDA CIO: Agile Is Simply Good Business

One thing agencies need to do is get out of a reactive mode, the agency's CIO Todd Simpson said.

DATA Act: Agile's First Governmentwide Win

Governmentwide projects are particularly complicated, but here's one that ends on time and under budget.

3 Strategies for Building Successful Agile Teams

With agile, it’s all about speed, adaptability and collaboration—all for the sake of accelerated, better application development.

Agencies' Grasp of Agile is ‘All Over The Map,’ One CTO Says

Developing software in an incremental fashion may mean rethinking contracting and personnel's duties, an Excella Consulting's chief technology officer said.

DevOps University Aims to Address Government's Agile Talent Dearth

The 31,000 square-foot facility will support more than 250 DevOps and agile development specialists, many of whom are federal customers.

What Went Wrong with DHS' Agile Contract?

The department wants to cancel its $1.54 billion agile software contracting vehicle.

'If I Were the Federal CIO': Setting Technology Priorities in the Digital Age

There’s much that can be learned from the experiences—and the mistakes—of the private sector.