Deadlines often force executives to make long-term decisions about technology without certainty it’ll be successful. Modern software development strategies help reduce this risk by leveraging a product team to incrementally test software upfront. This is part three in a series on how senior executive and tech teams can be better allies.
— Alec Palmer
FEC’s Chief Information Officer
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As an office within the General Services Administration, we know how to work with government. Federal, state, and local governments can partner with 18F to deliver projects that fulfill their mission, stay within budget, and use leading technology practices.
What 18F can do
Modernize software development processes while introducing good agile and human-centered design practices to your agency
Improve public-facing services like websites or applications
Digitize and streamline internal systems to save time and increase accuracy
Rethinking how the Federal Election Commission provides data, instructions, and legal resources to the public.
Implementing the Digital Accountability and Transparency Act with one of the largest government-wide agile projects ever undertaken.
An efficient way for contracting officers to search past government contracts for fair hourly rates.
Some agencies we’ve worked with
- Health and Human Services
- U.S. Air Force
- Department of Justice
- Department of the Interior
- State of Wisconsin
- Office of Management and Budget
Recent blog posts
Senior executives part 2: Work outside the traditional hierarchy to set up an initiative for success
In order to ultimately succeed at delivering human-centered software, two critical groups need to work closely together: the product team and a champions group. This is part two in a series on how senior executives and tech teams can be better allies.
Successfully delivering software in government requires people to work differently. Without clear answers for how to do this, well-intentioned executives and teams default to existing processes that risk undermining their own success. This is part one in a series on how to evolve that relationship.