Agile in government projects. How does non-standard thinking change the public sector?
Is it possible, in conditions of constant changes in the political situation and redundancy of bureaucratic procedures, to create a valuable product? Can a government project be implemented in the same way as a business project? Is it possible to make a reform using the best world practices of the IT industry?
At the event "Agile in Government Projects" experts of the Revival Institute for Future talked about how the use of flexible management methodologies can significantly accelerate work and reduce the cost of its implementation.
"The result of reforms is determined by the state of people who create them," - this idea became the leitmotif of the meeting, and all speakers used it. Ultimately, the number of implemented innovations and the quality of the strategies depends on this factor.
According to the only Ukrainian certified holacracy facilitator and teacher of flexible methodologies in the Kyiv-Mohyla Business School, Artem Serdyuk, providing some authority to your team and faith in it can turn into incredible performance.
Also, the results of Agile method and elements of holacracy were considered on the example of the PRIME project. The effectiveness of the use of flexible methodologies assured the meeting participants that it should be applied in the public sector.
But one should keep in mind that work with the state is a system of complex interactions. And for these interactions to work, you need to be flexible to change, to innovations, to ideas, to the team.