Are you ready for the government’s move to Agile?

Presenters: AaronPava

The White House’s United States Digital Service (USDS) is actively working with government agencies to make it easier than ever to buy Agile software development.

In this session, strategists from the USDS will discuss how procurement reforms currently underway will fundamentally transform how the government builds and buys more than $80 billion in IT each year, which may have a huge impact on the Drupal community.

The session will include background on how and why federal government is moving forward fixed price, examples of recent Agile contracts, and case studies of successful Agile projects in the public sector. Additionally, we’ll discuss how Drupal companies can leverage existing resources and find out how to better engage with the federal government on this massive opportunity.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Knowledge of the new Agile procurement initiatives driving innovation within government
  • Overview of the USDS TechFAR Handbook & Digital Services Playbook
  • Resources to learn more about partnering with the government on large and impactful projects
Audience
Experience Level
Beginner
Schedule Info
Conference Year
2016
Date / Time
Status
Accepted
Session Track
Business (Gov, Non-Profit, Commercial)