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.

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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.

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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 Andre Francisco

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In this video from the recent moveForward(100); event, Eric Maland of USDS explains the new improvements to the application system, and how his team of eight developers helped save taxpayers tens of millions of dollars per year.

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by Emileigh Barnes

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Last week, information architect Thomas Vander Wal came to 18F to lead a discussion on his research into social and internal collaboration in the workspace.

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by V. Dave Zvenyach, Noah Kunin, Jay Finch, Ozzy Johnson, Mike Bland, and Chris Cairns

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18F has been working on reducing the costs of entry to the cloud and thinking about good practices for cloud migration. One good practice is to adopt a scaled approach to cloud migration to avoid cloudfall.

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