Delivery is the strategy.

Built in the spirit of America's top tech startups, 18F is a team of top-notch designers, developers, and product specialists inside the General Services Administration, headquartered at 18 and F streets in Washington, D.C. 18F is a civic consultancy for the government, inside the government, enabling agencies to rapidly deploy tools and services that are easy to operate, cost efficient, and reusable.

We are transforming government from the inside out, creating cultural change by working with teams inside agencies who want to create great services for the public.

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Delivery is at the heart of what we do. Our team of designers and developers work to transform government services by building world-class software products and raising standards of software development throughout the government. Learn more about our products by visiting our dashboard and you can find more information about our standards and capabilities through our guides.

Learn more about what we're building and how we're doing it.

Our consulting team works alongside other federal agencies as partners. We’re here to roll up our sleeves right alongside you and solve the biggest challenges facing your agency. From developing agile acquisition strategies to evaluating opportunities to improving your digital initiatives, our team sets you up for success.

Learn more about the ways we can help you at 18F Consulting.

We’re looking for candidates passionate about our mission, with top-notch software development, design, content, and operations skills to match. We’re based in D.C, but our team is distributed all over the country.

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by Melody Kramer

Tagged / open source / guides / github / documentation /

The Open Source Style Guide is a comprehensive handbook for writing clear, accessible, and user-friendly documentation so that your open source code repositories are accessible both internally and externally.

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by Kara DeFrias

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Shortly after joining 18F Consulting, the opportunity to work on a Department of the Treasury project came my way. I didn’t stop smiling for what seemed like an hour (or three) after I found out the scope: Treasury was putting a woman on the $10 bill!

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by Eric Mill, and Gray Brooks

Tagged / howto / https / digitalgov / security / technical / video /

18F uses HTTPS for everything we make, and the U.S. government is in the process of transitioning to HTTPS everywhere. As part of this effort, we've recently partnered with DigitalGov University to produce a two-video series introducing the why's and how's of HTTPS.

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