NextGov: ‘This is What Agile Development Should Look Like in the Federal Government’

CivicActions was featured on Feb 9, 2015 in a NextGov article that discusses The Agile Government Leadership and launch of the Agile Government Handbook.


“We want the handbook to be a fresh and evolving tool that can help someone who is brand new to agile and someone who is more seasoned but looking to refine and improve their process,” said Elizabeth Raley, agile project manager for CivicActions, an organization that helps agencies implement large software projects and a member of the group’s steering committee.

“We’re looking for those in government and [the] private sector who serve the government to share how they have used the handbook and have specific suggestions, along with those who have used other tools or resources that have been valuable,” Raley said.

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About the Author:

Luke grew up and worked in the Washington, D.C., metropolitan area for most of his life until heading west to San Francisco in 2000 to scratch his Silicon Valley itch.

In May 2009, Luke founded GovFresh, a website focused on technology in government. Called the “TechCrunch of Gov 2.0,” GovFresh has been referenced in Fast Company,MashableThe White House BlogHuffington Post, San Francisco Chronicle, TechPresident, among others, and has a great list of civic accomplishments.

In 2011 Luke organized SFOpen, San Francisco’s first mayoral debate on technology and open government.

Other civic technology related initiatives he’s been part of include CityCampCivicMeet,OpenGov West and more.

During college, as managing editor and editor-in-chief of George Mason University’s student newspaper, Broadside, Luke led the paper to win its first Associated Collegiate Press honors. He received GMU’s Student Leadership Award for his work and graduated with degrees in International Relations and Government & Politics.