he USDS has worked on thirteen major projects involving eleven agencies, and claims to have saved the government many times its $14 million budget. It has charters to place full-blown teams in seven different agencies, with more to come before the end of the year.
18F is an office of federal employees acting as a civic digital consultancy for the government. Because we work on distributed teams so frequently, we’ve developed certain strategies for working well.
Just as open source is finally being recognized as the viable model we always believed it to be, it is facing competition that enjoys some of the same advantages over open source that open source had relative to proprietary software. That competition is the cloud.
A sprint is a five-day process that helps teams focus on one big goal and move from idea to prototype to customer research in that short span of time.
Returning for its 3rd year, Agile Maine Day is a practical Agile conference that allows participants to connect and learn from their peers and leaders in the industry.