CivicActions director of Professional Services Elizabeth Raley published a commentary on February 29, 2016 in TechWire with Salt Lake City Chief Information Officer Bill Haight that describes how adopting modern agile project management methods is critical to saving government IT projects from failure.

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Faced with tighter budgets, increasing expectations and closer public scrutiny, government IT organizations are under extreme pressure to deliver technology solutions that meet the needs of their users quickly and at low cost. Where the traditional project management approach has failed, agencies need to find alternatives to address these heightened expectations. Agile development has sparked the interest of public-sector change-makers as a way to save government IT from the debacle of skyrocketing costs and redundant systems.

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