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Table 1 GAO’s Fourteen Agile Federal Challenges

From: A comprehensive model for management and validation of federal big data analytical systems

Table: Federal Challenges
Teams had difficulty collaborating closely. Procurement practices my not support Agile projects.
Teams had difficulty transitioning to self-directed work Customer did not trust iterative solutions.
Staff had difficulty committing to more timely and frequent input. Teams had difficulty managing iterative requirements.
Agencies had trouble committing staff. Compliance reviews were difficult to execute within an iteration time frame.
Timely adoption of new tools was difficult. Federal reporting practices do not align with Agile.
Technical environments were difficult to establish and maintain. Traditional artifact reviews do not align with Agile.
Agile guidance was not clear Traditional status tracking does not align with Agile.