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Good work requires good tools.

Here are some of the tools and resources that we use at Skylight to help us and our clients deliver better public services. These toolkits are always being iterated on and are available to everyone under a creative-commons or public-domain license. Feel free to copy and adapt them as you choose.

Digital Talent Management Handbook

A comprehensive guide on how government agencies can recruit, hire, onboard, and retain digital talent.

Data Sharing Playbook

A guide for state & local agencies on how to improve cross-organizational data sharing.

Accessibility Guide

Practices and tools for making products and services accessible to everyone.

Agile Procurement Playbook

A guide on how to apply the principles of agile
to procurement.

Managing Technical Debt Guide

A guide on how to manage technical debt
in software development projects.

Content Guide

A guide on how to write clear, consistent, and
accessible content at Skylight.

Service Design Framework

Practices and tools for delivering optimal user experience journeys.

These toolkits are managed by our Communities of Practice. Communities are organized groups within Skylight who are passionate about developing and sharing our expertise with the world. We currently have eight Communities of Practice. These include: Research & Design, Product & Delivery, Engineering, Data, Transformation & Procurement, Accessibility, and Internet of Things.

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