To understand why product ownership is the key to effective Agile implementation in the government, it is important to first understand why Agile has become an essential component of the progress made toward building and delivering better digital projects in the government.
The tech community has proven to be fast, agile and efficient. And because the majority of the tech industry is fueled by engineers, there may be something government can learn from them.
Before diving into the CIP pool, consider whether doing the process improvement project makes sense in the big-picture direction your agency wants to head
Governmental red tape too often does nothing more than tie everyone’s hands behind their backs. This is a persistent problem I dealt with when fulfilling a request for proposal. The agency we were working with was interested in the prospect of outsourcing. Unfortunately, the procurement office knew so little about our industry that every conference call… Read more »
All of the topics – principles, processes and practices ‒ in this series of blogs belong under an umbrella of governance.
Many project managers have successfully passed the PMP exam without any memorization. Here’s what you need to know.
This is the last in the series of blogs about project management on federal projects. To wrap up, here’s the most important topic: risk management.
Meet Joseph Seebode, the 2017 SAMMIE’s finalist who’s spent three decades with the Army Corps of Engineers managing massive recovery efforts and other high-impact projects.
Performance-based reward systems can have significant effects on employee motivation. This sounds simple but is actually very difficult to implement. Learn how you can best reward and motivate your agency’s employees.
Good risk management is not about fear of failure; it is about removing barriers to success. This is when opportunity management emerges.