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AGL Webinar Jan 16

Time: January 16, 2019 from 3pm to 4pm
Location: Webinar
Website or Map: https://www.agilegovleaders.o…
Event Type: webinar, agl, govt, agile
Organized By: A.G.L.
Latest Activity: Dec 11, 2018

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AGL Live: "Measuring the Success of Agile Contracts in Government" 

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How can agencies measure the business value of work being performed on agile contracts? Leaders in modern procurement discuss lessons (many learned the hard way) about specific deliverables and metrics to track the success of work on modular contracts.

January 16 @ 12pm PT / 3pm ET

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Paula Wagner
Division Chief, USCIS

Polly Hall
Procurement Innovation Lab, DHS


Josh Seckel
Solution Architect for Agile and DevOps, Sevatec


Karl Fogel
Partner, Open Tech Strategies

Book Giveaway!

All registrants will be entered into a drawing for a raffle book prize. This month’s book is “Failing Forward: Turning Mistakes into Stepping Stones for Success” by John C. Maxwell.

Winner will be announced during the event. If selected, you must be present (online) at the event to claim it

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Experimentation in federal procurement: 30 days or less for an agile team
Josh Seckel shares how USCIS has experimented with the procurement process in order to shorten the time to contract award, and how the results have been applied to larger procurements. Josh is a member of AGL and has worked as a government employee and as a contractor to bring agile to federal IT procurement and delivery.

How to approach a strategy for government digital services
Luke Fretwell sets the context for the past and present of government digital services — and offers imperatives for the future. Luke is a founding member of AGL , co-founder and CEO of the digital government platform, ProudCity  and founder of the government innovation blog, GovFresh

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