Who Says The Government Can’t Be Agile?

As the global pandemic continues to force massive disruption and accelerate change, the need for greater institutional agility is everywhere obvious. Leading firms in the private sector have shown the way: firms that are relatively advanced in Agile management have coped much better with the disruptions than traditionally managed firms, while the Agile leaders have reached unprecedented levels of market capitalization.

Yet the need is just as great in the public sector, where agencies such as health and finance are being called on to perform the extraordinary on a daily basis. So it is timely that the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) has just published an excellent, comprehensive Agile Assessment Guide. The Guide presents auditors, agencies, and others, with the best principles and practices to enable Agile management in the Federal government. Anyone can click on this link to read the guide and to provide the GAO

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