On government in the digital age: Crittenden pens book review for Science

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What happens behind the scenes in government technology offices, where agile approaches can conflict with entrenched legacy systems? Camille Crittenden, CITRIS’s executive director and co-founder of the CITRIS Policy Lab, shares her thoughts in Science on “Recoding America,” a new nonfiction book by Jennifer Pahlka, founder of Code for America and former U.S. deputy chief technology officer for government innovation.

Calling the book a “compelling, inspiring, and entertaining read,” Crittenden draws attention to several case studies of particular interest to California residents, including projects deployed after the passage of Proposition 64 and Proposition 47.