Resources on 18F
Deceptive Design: How to Identify and Combat Consequence Design —Consequence design is part of everyday life. Deceptive techniques like “dark patterns” and “hostile design” trick people into taking …
Foundations of Agile, Part I —18F’s Alan Atlas and Alan Brouilette cover the fundamentals of Agile.
Foundations of Agile, Part II —18F’s Alan Atlas and Alan Brouilette cover the fundamentals of Agile.
18F Research Guidelines —Covers the basic principles research: informing and getting consent, and managing personally identifiable information (PII)
Addressing Barriers to User-Centered Design —An overview of the most common barriers and how federal agencies might address them.
Managing Research Projects Remotely —Best practices for distributed teams.
18F De-risking Guides —Field guides for state and federal agencies on how to structure software development teams, write contracts, and oversee agile software activities to reduce risks and improve outcomes for end-users.
Tips for capturing the best data from user interviews —How to ensure the most useful information makes its way back to your team for further analysis
18F Guide to Product Management —Best practices on doing product management well
Tools and Services
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