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Agile software development

Tony Barrett, senior management consultant for Management Concepts, talks about the benefits of agile software.
September 18, 2012

Tags: Technology , Agile software development , Tony Barrett , Management Concepts , U.S. Coast Guard , MIT , product owner , scrum , Vivek Kundra , John Gilroy , Federal Tech Talk ,

Tuesday - 09/18/2012, 10:07pm EDT

OFPP calls on agencies to use EVM more often on non-IT projects

New memo from OMB is third in two weeks trying to change the acquisition environment. OFPP eventually wants agencies to submit data about non-IT projects in an Exhibit 53 style format. Agencies have six weeks to submit information on their top 10 construction projects.

Tags: management , Jeffrey Zients , Lesley Field , OMB , OFPP , performance management , Chief Acquisition Officer's Council

Monday - 11/02/2009, 04:46pm EST

Earned value management gaining traction

Can the process of earned value management help federal agencies? Some managers are trying it out. Dr. Young Hoon Kwak from George Washington University and Professor Frank Anbari of Drexel join us with the details of a new study on the topic.

Tags: Federal Drive , management , best practices , Young Hoon Kwak , GWU , IBM Center for the Business of Government , Frank Anbari , Drexel

Monday - 11/01/2010, 04:02pm EDT

Survey completed on the real state of federal procurement

A new survey finds while the Obama administration is putting a stronger emphasis on increasing transparency and accountability across the Federal government, agencies still have significant work to do at the operational level. The president of Meritalk, Steve O'Keeffe, joins us with details.

Tags: Federal Drive , acquisition , Contracting , procurement , MeriTalk , Steve O'Keefe , management , Capital Planning and Investment Control

Monday - 06/14/2010, 10:08am EDT

Project management best practices from the FAA

Robert Rovinsky Director, IT Enterprise Service at the FAA, brings his ideas to Fed Tech Talk this week.
Jan. 26, 2010

Tags: FAA , managing high risk projects , EVM , portfolio management , Robert Rovinsky

Friday - 01/22/2010, 04:06pm EST