The Agile Government Center will serve as the hub of a network that will bring together governments, non-profits, foundations, academic institutions and private sector partners to assist in developing and disseminating agile government principles and case studies of agile policies and programs. This network will be a source of assistance to those who want to adopt and implement agile to provide public goods and services that fully meet customer needs and build public trust.
“The United States has been beset with significant social, cultural, and technological changes for decades,” said G. Edward DeSeve. “The public sector has been perceived to be slow to adapt to these changes and is often in a reactive mode, not a proactive one. Against this backdrop, trust in the federal government has been declining sharply. It is critical that we develop a reform agenda to make governments at all levels more agile in the face of rapid change. Success will require a new mindset in government and new organizational models, but agile government can be a new tide that lifts governmental ships around the world.”Can Government Be Agile?
A. Overview: The Synopsis: What is the objective? In 2014, the Digital Accountability and Transparency Act of 2014, or DATA Act, became
Tyler McBrien drafted this case study based on interviews conducted by Alyssa Denzer and Jennifer Widner in February, March, and
By Patrick Lucas and Janine O'Flynn of the Australia and New Zealnd School of Government and the University
By G. Edward DeSeve, Visitng Fellow IBM Center for the Business of Government and Academy Fellow Introduction The case
By Ed DeSeve, Coordinator of the Agile Government Center and Academy Fellow Why agile? Today, governments around the world are
G. Edward DeSeve, Fellow, National Academy of Public Administration and Executive in Residence, Brookings Executive Education.
Summary Principles for Agile Government. The purpose of these Principles is to provide guidance to organizations that are seeking
By Academy Fellow G. Edward DeSeve In this post, we explore two uses of Agile - Agile Government and Agile
By Academy Fellow G. Edward DeSeve Following up on the successes using agile techniques in software development, many leading
As the world moves quickly from the industrial age into the information age, new challenges have arisen and demands on government have increased.
Key resources and Articles from the Agile Government Center and its partners.