DigitalGov University

DigitalGov University (DGU) is the events platform for DigitalGov. DGU provides programming to build and accelerate digital capacity by providing webinars and in-person events highlighting innovations, case studies, tools and resources.

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  • Intermediate Usability Testing Workshop: A Dive into Think Aloud Method

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    IN-PERSON In this workshop, you’ll hone in your skills by using the think-aloud method in usability tests. You will understand some of the primary think-aloud variants used today and know when one variant might be more appropriate to use...

    April 24 @ 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • An Open Look at Open Opps

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    WEBINAR In this webinar we will discuss the in's, out's and benefits of the Open Opportunites Program...

    April 28 @ 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • GSA’s Digital Innovation Hack-a-Thon

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    IN-PERSON This is a DGU friend event sponsored by the General Services Administration. GSA seeks the "best and brightest" to assist the agency in providing valuable service to citizens! The U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) invite...

    May 8 @ 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
  • May Challenge & Prize Community of Practice Meeting

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    IN-PERSON & REMOTE Challenges & Prize Community of Practice Meeting for federal employees who manage or work on crowdsourcing, challenge and incentive prize competitions....

    May 18 @ 9:00 AM - 11:30 AM
  • Spring 2015 DigitalGov Citizen Services Summit

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    IN-PERSON Join us for our second DigitalGov Citizen Services Summit where we'll bring together people from across the digital government space for in-depth discussions on topics that are important and relevant to you and your agency. The Sp...

    May 21 @ 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Essentials of Animated Gifs for Government

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    WEBINAR This digital workshop will walk participants through the process, purpose and accessibility standards in quickly and effectively creating animated .gifs for public service -- whether for kinetic info-graphics or user-created content...

    April 21 @ 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

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Event Recaps

  • DigitalGov University (D G U) logo Data, Code, and API Event Round Up - DigitalGov University has hosted some great events over the last year in partnership with, the MobileGov Community and 18F to bring you information on opening data and building APIs. This month we’ve rounded up the events over the past year so that you can see what’s been offered. Use the comments below to offer [...]
  • Successful handshake Getting to Yes: Working with Vendors to Secure Terms of Service and Federal Friendly Pricing - The federal government is one of the largest consumers of products and services in the United States. Yet, many agencies face tight budgets and firm guidelines that restrict the parameters under which agencies can use a product or service to complete projects. This presents an interesting opportunity and dilemma for agencies who want to procure [...]
  • DigitalGov University (D G U) logo Training Trends in 2014 - In recent years, DigitalGov University (DGU) has evolved from a prescriptive training program to a more agile program looking to federal government leaders like you to share the innovations, tools, resources, hurdles and case studies of how you work to meet the digital expectations of the 21st century citizen customer better. Whew. That’s a mouthful. [...]
  • Wooden letter blocks spell out the word agile. How to Run an Agile Project in Government - For a seminar organized by DigitalGov University, Robert Read, the Managing Director at 18F, gave a presentation on agile methodologies in the federal government. Risk mitigation is a big advantage of using the agile methodology. The methodology deals with risk through the use of multiple iterations or “sprints” that ultimately lead to the development of [...]
  • Stars seal from the main logo Challenge & Prize Competition Round-Up - Recap of the 2014 Challenge and Prize competition events hosted by DigitalGov