Building 21st century digital government
18F partners with agencies to approach technology projects in new ways. We help agencies improve processes and deliver efficient, easy-to-use digital services to the public.
As an office within the General Services Administration, we know how to work with government. All our projects support agencies in transforming how they deliver digital services and technology products.
December 2, 2016
If you’re looking for a way to have an impact on the digital services the government provides to the public, now’s your opportunity. The Presidential Innovation Fellows (PIF) program is currently accepting applications for the Spring 2017 cohort.
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November 30, 2016
In August of this year, the Federal Source Code Policy was signed. It requires federal agencies to, among other things, inventory their custom software and make the inventory available for consumption and display by code.gov. This will allow agencies to reuse and collaborate on software. You can read more about the policy on code.gov. The most pressing work for code.gov was defining a software metadata schema — a way for agencies to format the details of the software they’ve built.
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November 25, 2016
Like all federal employees, we don't work on Thanksgiving. We do work on the day after, though, and this year we thought we'd pause to take a moment and reflect. Here are a few things that we're thankful for, what brings meaning to our lives, and what brings us to work every day.
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