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Experiments in Tweaking Agile for UX

Jul 17, 2018 | ,

Designers at the Federal Reserve Board share how they adjusted the agile process to work better for their team. Read »

Experiments in Tweaking Agile for UX

How One Team is Making the Transition to Agile

Jun 26, 2018 |

A hybrid approach of waterfall and agile practices is helping the USGS make the transition to agile. Read »

How One Team is Making the Transition to Agile

Thinking About Going Agile? 5 Benefits Your Office Will Reap With Agile Methods

Apr 3, 2018 |

Five benefits of using agile methodologies that can help federal employees improve the quality of their work. Read »

Thinking About Going Agile? 5 Benefits Your Office Will Reap With Agile Methods

3 Ways to Manage Research Projects Remotely

Oct 3, 2017 | ,

Being a remote team doesn’t mean you should forgo any of your research rituals. It means finding different ways to do them. Read »

3 Ways to Manage Research Projects Remotely

Three Small Steps You Can Take to Reboot Agile in Your Organization

Oct 31, 2016 | , ,

This past summer, 18F held an agile workshop for the National Technical Information Service (NTIS), part of the U.S. Department of Commerce. An agency with roots going back to World War II, NTIS is facing a future that requires a strategic realignment towards open data and services. This strategic alignment will also require that NTIS Read »

How Agile’s Being Done in Government

Apr 8, 2016 |

The concepts of agile may not be new, but there is a renewed push across government to embrace this customer-feedback driven methodology, in everything from software development to project management. A government community has even sprung up to help feds learn from one another what it takes to incorporate agile into more efficient and effective Read »

How a Two-Day Sprint Moved an Agency Twenty Years Forward

Sep 21, 2015 |

At 18F Consulting, we experiment with ways to empower agencies to build cost-efficient, excellent digital solutions. Recently we partnered with the Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division (WHD) to run a two day “Design/Dev Agile Sprint.” Background: Investigators in Wage and Hour Division The Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division is responsible for Read »

Agile Strategy Implementation

Aug 21, 2015 |

The Challenge Much like GSA experienced three years ago, the Management Information Systems Office (MISO) organization at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) had a vision, a crazy deadline, and the need to change and change fast. MISO is responsible for developing, maintaining, and managing a variety of enterprise business systems across the CDC. Read »

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