Digital service delivery is exciting stuff! We definitely understand the appeal of wanting to launch right into the work. And while it’s true we don’t want “perfect” to be the enemy of “good”, it’s still important to take time before the first sprint to create the right conditions for team success.
For us, that means hiring multidisciplinary teams and empowering them with the right tools and environment for digital delivery.
In this issue, we share tips for hiring multidisciplinary teams in government, and some considerations to help those teams succeed.
How to hire multidisciplinary teams in government
Multidisciplinary teams are key to how we do our work at CDS. With the combined brainpower of researchers, designers, developers, policy advisors, and product managers, we’re better equipped to solve complex problems together in real-time.
But wait a minute – don’t you always have to hire government roles in classification silos? Turns out, no. With the help of the Office of the Chief Human Resources Officer, we’re busting those hiring myths!
Why do some digital services fail, while others succeed? Perhaps for the same reason we have a hard time growing tomatoes outdoors in February.
With the help of our new Exploration service, we’re learning that delivering better digital services is like gardening. You can plant as many seeds as you want, but if the conditions aren’t suitable for growth, the seeds won’t sprout and the garden won’t thrive.
Read about the new service and some considerations for helping your digital teams thrive.