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DHS tried to take 5 legacy IT programs agile. Here’s what happened

June 18, 2018

Via: FCW

When it comes to IT acquisition, the Department of Homeland Security wants what most every agency wants: to get things done faster, cheaper and with more oversight.

William Pratt, the director of strategic technology management in DHS’ Office of the CTO, said during a June 7 presentation at the National Defense Industry Association’s agile government event that the department struggled to leverage modern software delivery best practices thanks to acquisition and oversight policies rooted in legacy methods originally crafted for the Department of Defense.

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